Silver

By: Philippa Merriman,

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New. The curious course of silver through human history unfolds in this rich and engaging book, accompanied by striking illustrations from the British Museum.

Philippa Merriman takes the reader back to the earliest uses of silver: in ingots and coins, dowries, hoards, and college plate. She shows us how silver demonstrated status - whether for an individual, as ornament, furnishings, and a store of wealth; or for a society, as grave decor, civic regalia, and ritual goods. And she traces the long and fascinating history of silver's service as personal adornment - on heads, hands, wrists, ears, legs, and feet, and as accessories ranging from swords and baldrics to snuffboxes, walking sticks, fans, and chatelaines. . 2009. HARDCOVER.

Title: Silver

Author Name: Philippa Merriman,

Categories: Reference,

Publisher: 2009

ISBN Number: 067403094X

ISBN Number 13: 9780674030947

Binding: HARDCOVER

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 9780674030947