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Master goldsmiths and silversmiths of Nova Scotia and their marks.

Harry Piers

Master goldsmiths and silversmiths of Nova Scotia and their marks.

by Harry Piers

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Published by Antiquarian Club in Halifax .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nova Scotia.
    • Subjects:
    • Silverwork -- Nova Scotia.,
    • Goldwork -- Nova Scotia.,
    • Hallmarks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCompiled from unfinished manuscript and notes (written between 1935-1940) with introd. and illus. by Una B. Thomson and A. Matilda Strachan. Suppl. and drawings by Donald C. Mackay.
      ContributionsThomson, Una B., comp., Mackay, Donald Cameron.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7113 .P5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination161 p.
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL203975M
      LC Control Numbera 53001787
      OCLC/WorldCa5506144

      A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious ys they mainly specialize in jewellery-making but historically, goldsmiths have also made silverware, platters, goblets, decorative and serviceable utensils, ceremonial or religious items, and rarely using Kintsugi, but the rising prices of precious metals have curtailed the making of such items. Allison, David (): President of the Nova Scotia Historical Society History of Nova Scotia; (Halifax: Bowen, , in 3 vols.) This is one of three major histories that have been written on Nova Scotia. The other were written by Murdoch and Haliburton. The first volume, with index, deals with the history of Acadia ().

      An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "American silversmiths and their marks, III". Traditionally, most goldsmiths either learned the craft in their father's workshop, or acquired the skills as an apprentice to a master craftsman. Many also fashioned jewellery, while a number practiced engraving as printmakers. Many of the best engravers of the 15th century, for instance, were either goldsmiths, or the sons of goldsmiths, such.

      Robert Hendery Montreal, Canada - (d) active c, successor to Bohle & Hendery. Hendery became one of the largest wholesale silver manufacturers in 19th century Canada and provided numerous retailers with his silver. Master Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of Nova Scotia and Their Marks. Halifax; The Antiquarian Club: A pioneering work, along with Traquair, on the history of Canadian silversmithing. The book is based on a paper Harry Piers read before the Nova Scotia Historical Society in


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Find useful information, the address and the phone number of the local business you are looking for. English goldsmiths and their marks: a history of the goldsmiths and plateworkers of England, Scotland, and Ireland; with over eleven thousand marks, reproduced in facsimile from authentic examples of plate, and tables of date-letters and other hall-marks employed in the assay offices of the United Kingdom by Jackson, Charles James, Sir, Chalices by local silversmiths are relatively scarce, perhaps because in largely Protestant Nova Scotia religious commissions were less important than they were in, for example, Lower Canada.

A commemorative tankard of Langford’s was presented in July to the secretary of the Halifax Agricultural Society. By the beginning of the 20 th century, most of the small 19th-century Canadian silversmiths had been replaced by larger firms with mechanized factories that could produce much larger quantities.

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helps you find Goldsmiths & Silversmiths business listings in Nova Scotia, and lets you know how to contact or visit. *Goldsmiths in Montréal and Québec added the word MONTRÉAL or QUÉBEC to their marks at this time. *The goldsmiths from Halifax (Nova Scotia) similarly added the monogram H or HX, or XNS.

*The monograms StJ or NB were used in St. John (New Brunswick). At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Canadian hallmarks imitated English ones.

Antiquarian Club of Halifax inwas Master Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of Nova Scotia and Their Marks. This was based on a paper given before the Nova Scotia Historical Society in Published with a supplement by Donald C. MacKay it contains a.

Their copyright is asserted where their images appear, and their images are similarly not to be used outwith this site. DISCLAIMER. The Incorporation of Goldsmiths takes no responsibility for the incorrect identification of marks from the limited information available on this website and database.

Goldsmiths’ apprentices, who usually served their masters for a term of seven to ten years, were expected to have reached certain educational standards. In the s it was ordained that the apprentice must be able to read a passage out loud to the Wardens and write in English and Latin in a book that was to ‘lie dormant’ in the Hall for.

Silversmiths & Goldsmiths in Halifax Nova Scotia - Cities Nearby. Halifax (2): Bedford (1): Dartmouth (1). Halifax, Nova Scotia c. s: NORDBECK Peter: PN and H into two rectangles and pseudo English hallmarks PN and NS into two rectangles and pseudo English hallmarks Halifax, Nova Scotia c.

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Metalsmiths Master Architects Of Jewelery Inc Kildonan Place Shopping Centre Trans. Winnipeg MB. 0 reviews. Metalsmiths. He apprenticed with Georg Jensen between andand eventually became a Master Silversmith himself. He married Jensen's daughter, Inger, in Then they moved to Montreal, Canada in at the very start of the depression and was employed by Henry Birks & Son as their master .i have always loved silver as apposed to gold.

little did i know, until i did some geneology research on my mothers family. but, some of her great grandfathers,greatgranmothers and their simblings were in the business of silver. they came from bruhl germany around early ’s.

when edward cornwallis came to canada, nova scotia.The number is still greater in Rumania, where inin Bucharest, out of a total of goldsmiths, were Jews (Jacobs, "Jewish Statistics," p.

26). In Jerusalem, where in L. A. Frankl found only five Jewish goldsmiths and silversmiths, the number has recently increased to twenty-seven (ib.).

According to Andree ("Volkskunde der.