Description - Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester by Peter Boughton
The Grosvenor Museum's silver has been described by Country Life as 'one of the country's finest collections'. Its greatest strength is Chester hallmarked, between c.1570 and 1992, spanning a wide range of uses. After the collection's growth is set in the historical context of the developing scholarship of the subject, each piece is illustrated, described in detail and with a full background of the design evolution, its maker and ownership. An essential work of reference for all collectors and a rich source for students of the decorative arts and history of silver.
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