The ultimate reference to the glorious art of the English silversmith.Candles, particularly those made of fragrant beeswax rather than tallow, were extremely costly and used sparingly. Houses were ... The plain baluster stem, set on a square or octagonal foot, resembles furniture turnings of the period and would have been well suited to the contemporary domestic interior. State rooms in the grandest of homes were also illuminated by silver chandeliers and wall sconces.
|Title||:||English, Irish, & Scottish Silver at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute|
|Author||:||Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Beth Carver Wees|
|Publisher||:||Hudson Hills - 1997|