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1

Federal Silver

  • Rolled silver
  • Servise sets

 

  • Bright cutting - patterned bands
  • Fluted shapes, Urns etc.
  • Pierces galleries

2

Empire Silver

 

  • similar to empire furniture in style
  • heavey, lobed forms
  • ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian
  • electroplating
  • drop stamping
  • die rolling
  • circular saw

3

American Glass

  • Mostly imported
    • ​european immigrants
  • made with ancient techniques
  • venice as a center of glassmaking

Glass = silica (sand), and alkali (potash)

  • 18C factories
    • Caspar Wistar 1739
    • William Henry Stiegel, 1765
    • Johann Frederick Amelung, 1785

 

 

4

American Ceramics

  • English continental & Asian imports
  • Redware
  • Stoneware
  • Porcelain

 

  • Bonnin & Morris
  • Tucker

5

Pweter

  • Alloy of tin (lead, copper...)
  • cast in molds
  • style changes slowley
  • daily use, not durable

6

Fluted teapot

Fluted teapot

Paul Revere

Boston

1890

bright cut banding

 

7

"Revere Pitchers"

"Revere Pitchers"

Paul Revere 

Boston

design from liverpool England

8

Tea & Coffee Set

Tea & Coffee Set

Christian Wiltberger

Philladelphia

ca1790

Sugarbowl, creamer, wastebowl, teapots

Federal

9

Tea set

Tea set

Charles Burnett

Virginia

1825

Empire

melon/lobed shaped

Creamer, teapot, waste bowl

10

Presentation Pitcher

Presentation Pitcher

Baldwin Gardner

NYC

1830s

11

Presentation Urn

Presentation Urn

Fletcher and Gardner

Philladelphia

1824

 

 

 

12

Tucker  urn vase

Urn vase

Tucker Factory

Philladelphia

1831-35

First successul Porclain manufacturer in America

Porclain with enamel and guid decoration

13

Pitcher

Pitcher

Tucker Factory

Philladelphia

1830

Porclain

14

Chalice & paten

Chalice & paten

Cooper & Fisher

NYC

1850s

gothic revival

early enamel on silver

made fro trinity church

 

15

Pitcher

Pitcher

Zalmon Bostwick

NYC

1845

16

Silver tea set

Silver tea set

Charters, Cann & Dunn

NYC

1850

17

Magic Castor

Magic Castor

Roswell Gleason

1857

silver plated

 

18

Tea Pot

Tea Pot

Obadiah Rich

Boston

1845

Rococo Rivival

19

Bottle

Bottle 

Wistarburg Glassworks

Salem

1745-55

Green Glass

20

Pocket bottle

Pocket bottle

Henry William Stiegel

Pensylvania

1769-74

Colored glass

 

 

21

Covered Glass Goblet/pokal

Covered Glass Goblet/pokal

Johan Fredrick Amelung

Meryland

1785-95

more simplistic

22

Decanter

Decanter

Bakewell

Pittsburg

1826-35

23

Bishop Mug

Bishop Mug

Thomas Chains

Boston

1821-25

24

Platter - redware

Platter - redware

Pensylvania German

1850s

 

earthenware

25

Jar - stoneware

Jar - stoneware

Vermont

1855-59

 

stoneware

cobolt decoration

26

Quillwork Scone

Quillwork Scone

Boston

1730

27

Can Pewter

Can Pewter

William Will

Philladelphia

 

28

Teapot pewter

Teapot pewter

Philladelphia

1764-98

29

Teapot pewter

Teapot pewter

Philladelphia

1764-98

30

Wine Cup/standing cup

Wine Cup/standing cup

Hull and Sanderson

1650-90

baluster base

used for communion