Vasily Semyonov – Silversmith
Silver gilded cup and saucer depicting the Moscow Kremlin, Vasily Semyonov, Moscow, 1885
Vasily Semyonov – Moscow silversmith, owner of a silverware factory, founded in 1852. Semenov’s factory specialized mainly in the production of silverware with niello. The factory was small,
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Faberge masters. Nikolai Alexandrovich Petrov
Silver brooch-pendant with gilt and diamonds, decorated with guilloché enamel, diameter 2.5 cm, workmaster Mikhail Perkhin, FABERGÉ, St. Petersburg, 1899-1903.
Faberge jewelry was often decorated with precious enamels. Guilloche enamel looked especially beautiful. In this technique, enamel is applied over a rhythmic geometric ornament finely engraved on the
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Hermann Böhm
Magnificent pair of historicist style lapis lazuli towers in silver gilt frame with enamelled gilded silver overlays, Hermann Böhm, Vienna, circa 1880
Hermann Böhm is an outstanding Hungarian-born silversmith and enameller who worked in Vienna from the end of the 19th century until 1922. Moving to Austria in 1866, he
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Sheffield silver
Antique English Sheffield Silver Plate Footed Tea Pot with Etching Circa 1860.
Sheffield silver – exquisite beauty accessible to ordinary people Sheffield silver is antique household items made of copper with a silver coating on one or both sides. The
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Lunar Silver by Georg Jensen
Silver butter dish decorated with amber.
Georg Jensen compared silver to moonlight. In this poetic comparison, the artist’s attitude to creativity and respect for the material with which he worked are best expressed. Georg
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Ferdinand Barbedienne
Pair of goblets made of cobalt glass in a gilded bronze frame Ferdinand Barbedienne Paris late 19th century
Ferdinand Barbedienne, a French foundry and industrialist, was born into a farmer’s family. He was apprenticed to a Parisian paper manufacturer, and by 1834 he was already a
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Liberty department store and Archibald Knox
Tudrik travel clock in pewter and enamel 8.6 cm high designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty Co circa 1903.
The London-based Liberty store is widely known for its close association with art and culture. The store is proud to support young designers at the start of their
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Reed Barton – American manufacturer of silverware
Francis I by Reed Barton Old Sterling Silver Gravy Boat
The largest American company that has been producing since 1824 and producing to this day dishes and household items made of metal. The company now known as Reed
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Silversmith Adam van Vianen
Two silver salt shakers with satyrs, height 26.5 cm, Adam van Vianen, Utrecht, Holland, 1622. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Adam van Vianen (1568–1627), a leading silversmith at the dawn of the Dutch Golden Age, trained as an engraver and medalist, as did his brother Paul van Vianen.
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Karl Korshann
Pair of bronze vases with gilding and enamel Carl Korshann Louchet Foundry height 33 cm circa 1900.
Moravian sculptor Karl Korshann (1872-1943) was born in Brno (Czech Republic). Korshann was a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts and the Berlin Academy of Fine
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