Item description for A Century of Silver: The Courtauld Family of Silversmiths 1710-1780 by Helen Braham...
The silver described in this book represents a unique selection of typical and rare pieces from the finest period of London silver-making, illustrating the development of style in the eighteenth century from Queen Anne to Rococo and early Neoclassicism. All the silver was produced or hallmarked by three generations of the Courtauld family.
There are chapters on the Courtauld family; the making and marketing of silver; silver for the new hot drinks (tea, coffee, chocolate), for candlesticks and correspondence, for dining and display; and on early Huguenot silver.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.66" Height: 0.17" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Publisher University of Washington Press
ISBN 1903470145 ISBN13 9781903470145