Metalwork in Early America: Copper and its Alloys from the Winterthur Collection

Winterthur, Delaware: The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc., 1996. Hardcover. Cinnamon cloth/oblong boards. Illustrated copper dj with black spine. 472 pp. with 322 items pictured in bw and 17 color plates. Fine/VG- (bookplate of former historian and Smithsonian curator inside fromt cover; small ding to top/center edge of dj). Item #150038
ISBN: 9780912724379

The first ever catalogue of a major collection of copper and its alloys. Organized by function into 6 sections: food and drink, heat, light, measurement, personal, and hardware. Includes American, English, Dutch, Swedish, German, Austrian, Swiss, French, and Far Eastern items. Each item fully annotated and with measurements and alloy percentages. An intriguing and informative catalogue.

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