Thursday, May 19, 2005

American Silverplate

Recommended book on American Silverplate! The Elegance of Old Silverplate and Some Personalities (Edmund P. Hogan, Schiffer Publishing, 1980). Hardbound, 189 pages. Descriptions of many tablewares such as napkin rings, butter dishes, pickle casters, and a special section on the Vintage flatware pattern. Many black and white photographs, reproductions of old catalog pages and much more. A "must have" for collectors, dealers and novices.