Genealogy and Silver

Description

The value of genealogy in the identification of unknown silversmiths' marks and the proper dating of silver cannot be overestimated. This article looks at several cases that illustrate how useful this method is and, at the same time, reveals some previously unknown facts concerning a few New England silversmiths.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 132

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1965.056.202.004

Abstract

The value of genealogy in the identification of unknown silversmiths' marks and the proper dating of silver cannot be overestimated. This article looks at several cases that illustrate how useful this method is and, at the same time, reveals some previously unknown facts concerning a few New England silversmiths.

Date Notes

Volume 56, Number 202 (Fall, 1965)

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Record Details

Originator

Martha Gandy Fales (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1965). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England