Download Silver at Williamsburg: Drinking Vessels (Wallace Gallery Decorative Arts Publication) fb2
by John A. Hyman
- ISBN: 087935125X
- Category: Crafts & Home
- Author: John A. Hyman
- Subcategory: Antiques & Collectibles
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; First Edition edition (September 1, 1994)
- Pages: 134 pages
- FB2 size: 1557 kb
- EPUB size: 1863 kb
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Silver At Williamsburg book.
Silver At Williamsburg book.
The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum (DWDAM), is a museum dedicated to British and American fine and decorative arts from 1670-1840, located in Williamsburg, Virginia
The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum (DWDAM), is a museum dedicated to British and American fine and decorative arts from 1670-1840, located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Situated just outside the historic boundary of Colonial Williamsburg, DWDAM was founded with an initial 1982 donation by DeWitt Wallace (1889–1981) and his wife Lila Bell Acheson Wallace (1889–1984) - co-founders of Reader's Digest.
Art Galleries in Williamsburg. Frequently Asked Questions about DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Art Museums in Williamsburg. History Museums in Williamsburg. When is DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum open? DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum is open: Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
Be sure to stop by Silver Mine to Masterpiece in the Gaiser Gallery to see this object in person!
Circular stepped foot with band of gadrooning and tapered stem with beaded ball knop supports egg-shaped cup with plain lip and gilded interior.
Series: Wallace Gallery Decorative Arts Publications. About half the book is pictorial and it also contains an elementary woodworking glossary. So if you are a museum curator, a collector interested in makers' marks on tools, or just like Americana trivia, you'll probably enjoy this book.
Tankards were common communal drinking vessels in America . The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.
Tankards were common communal drinking vessels in America throughout the colonial period. Silver examples were both a sound means of displaying wealth and taste, and a useful form of tableware. The Glen-Sanders collection at Colonial Williamsburg includes two examples that typify the regional preferences of New York residents. Museum Purchase (1964-274 and 1964-275).
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. See how those with wealth and influence dined when you peer into the nationally important holdings of English silver. If you missed the Public Hospital of 1773 on your way in, be sure to stop on your way out. Featured Exhibitions. Upholstery CSI. When most people look at furniture, they admire the craftsmanship of the cabinetmaker.
Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundati (1993).
Satellite map of Williamsburg Hybrid map of Williamsburg. Peninsula Fine Arts Center.