John and David Elers and Their Contemporaries

John and David Elers and Their Contemporaries

by Gordon Elliott
     
 
Achieving a quality some 70 years before their time, the work of these Dutch-born silversmiths has become enshrouded in myth and folklore; their lives and products have been wrongly attributed by many of the early writers on Staffordshire.

In this book, Gordon Elliott use practical tests with local clay, excavation and extensive research to identify the differences

Overview

Achieving a quality some 70 years before their time, the work of these Dutch-born silversmiths has become enshrouded in myth and folklore; their lives and products have been wrongly attributed by many of the early writers on Staffordshire.

In this book, Gordon Elliott use practical tests with local clay, excavation and extensive research to identify the differences between later Staffordshire redware and Elers ware, For the first time, the history and products of the Elers brothers are fully discussed and compared with the pieces of their contemporaries and the myths are laid finally to rest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780953311200
Publisher:
Horne, Jonathan
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.83(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.20(d)

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