Silver at the Ashmolean
by The Curators at the Ashmolean (9781854442208)

Silver at the Ashmolean
 

The Curators at the Ashmolean


Release Date: 01 February 2010
Format: Hardback
Pages: 500
Category: Artworks & Design
Publisher: Ashmolean Museum
ISBN: 9781854442208
ISBN-10: 1854442201



The collection of British silver at the Ashmolean Museum has all, with one notable exception (a tankard of 1574 given in 1790), been acquired since shortly after World War II. In relation to other major museum collections, therefore, it is young. Yet amounting to over 550 objects, many of which are of spectacular quality and rarity, it is one of the most important collections of its kind in the world, equaled only for the 'golden age' of English silver by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.The collection has never been fully catalogued and this will be the first time a complete catalogue has been published.

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