Understanding antique silver plate / Stephen J. Helliwell.

Title: 
Understanding antique silver plate / Stephen J. Helliwell.
Author/Artist: 
Helliwell, Stephen.
Publisher: 
Woodbridge, Suffolk [England] : Antique Collectors' Club, c1996.
Description: 
230 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Other Authors: 
Antique Collectors' Club.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
57769
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK7250.H47
Variant Title: 
Antique silver plate
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-230).
Many pieces show glass inclusions or liners: cruets, epergnes, mirror plateaus, salts, bowls, lamps, candle chimneys, biscuit barrels, centerpieces, dessert stands, fruit bowls, vases.
Describes different processes of manufacture, including mercury or fire plating, cold gilding, close plating, fused plate or "Old Sheffield Plate," and electroplating.
ISBN: 
185149247X