American Silver 1655-1825 in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Author: Kathryn C. Buhler
Publisher/Date: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (c. 1972) First Edition, NAP.
Format/Condition: Two gently used hardcover books in slipcase with color pastedown portrait of Paul Revere in Near Fine condition: slipcase has a couple of light spots. No dust jackets as issued. Binding good; textblock strong; pages clean and unmarked. The two volumes have over 708 pages, appendix, index. Dimensions: 7 x 11 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs.
Description: A detailed catalogue with 566 pieces of American silver by more than 150 makers in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The catalogue is arranged geographically, then chronologically by makers' dates under place of origin.
The books are divided into sections covering the silver in the collection from the following states: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, and Philadelphia.