The American craftsman and the European tradition, 1620-1820 / edited by Francis J. Puig and Michael Conforti.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




xxi, 295 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Decorative arts European influences Exhibitions.
Decorative arts, Colonial Exhibitions.
Decorative arts History Exhibitions. 18th century
Decorative arts History Exhibitions. 19th century


Puig, Francis J.
Conforti, Michael.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Carnegie Institute.


Introduction : the transfer and adaptation of European culture in North America / Michael Conforti -- A historical perspective on early American artisans / Gary B. Nash -- The European tradition and the shaping of the American artisan / Barbara McLean Ward -- The Symonds shops of Essex County, Massachusetts / Robert F. Trent -- The Anthony Hay shop and the English tradition / Wallace B. Gusler -- The Edwards family and the silversmithing trade in Boston, 1692-1762 / Barbara McLean Ward -- Philadelphia furniture, 1760-90 : native-born and London-trained craftsmen / Morrison H. Heckscher -- The Colchester School of Cabinetmaking, 1750-1800 / Robert F. Trent -- The Dutch and English traditions in American silver : Cornelius Kierstede / Gerald W.R. Ward -- The early furniture of the Mississippi River Valley, 1760-1820 / Francis J. Puig -- New Mexican furniture and its Spanish and Mexican prototypes / Donna L. Pierce.
"To the good of the province and country" : Henry William Stiegel and American Flint Glass / Arlene Palmer -- The American China / Graham Hood -- Baltimore Federal Furniture : in the English tradition / Gregory R. Weidman.


Minneapolis, Minn. : Minneapolis Institute of Arts ;
Hanover, N.H. : Distributed by the University Press of New England


xxi, 295 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.


Produced in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, September 23-December 31, 1989, and the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, April 14-June 10, 1990.
Includes bibliographical references.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 3).


0912964383 (cloth)
0912964375 (paper)

Call Number

Coll. NK806.A46 1989
Coll. NK806.A46 1989 c.2
Roth/Coll. NK806.A46 1989 c.3


United States