568

American Silver

Availability

Fall 2013

Location

3rd Floor Classroom

Instructor

Kenneth L. Ames

A survey of silver produced in the United States from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth. Students examine the most significant artisans, designers, and manufacturers; the major styles; and both typical and exceptional forms of silver and electroplated hollowware and flatware produced in each era for domestic, ecclesiastical, and presentation purposes. Visits to local collections, galleries, and exhibitions are arranged. 3 credits.