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Barquist, David L., et al.
Myer Myers. Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York.

New Haven Yale University Art Gallery: 2001.

Born in New York in 1723, Myer Myers became the city's leading silversmith during the late colonial period, and is now remembered as one of America's great craftsmen. This catalogue explores his career in the larger contexts of the Jewish community, the silversmith's trade, and his network of patrons. Large-scale color photographs of his teapots, tankards, milk pots, and candlesticks are presented alongside maps, paintings, and other illuminating documents. An appendix focuses on the nine signature marks that Myers employed, and an extensive bibliography is provided.

Softcover. 9.5"x11.5",304 pages, color and b/w illustrations. New.

Inventory #: 90137
Price: $ 35.00      

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