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Catalogue of American Silver: The Cleveland Museum of Art

By: Johnston, Phillip M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Museum of Art: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 24557

ISBN: 0940717220

Condition: New


in shrinkwrap. This catalogue is the product of many years of research, examination, and photography, and the culmination of an effort that began almost 100 years before, when Hollis French began to form his collection of early American silver. An engineer involved in the early years of the century in the design of Cleveland's new museum, French long remained a friend of the museum, and bequeathed his collection -- the core of the museum's collection of American silver -- in 1940. But Hollis French did not only acquire, he bought with method, according to standards of attribution he devel... View more info