Author Odom, Anne, 1935-2011
Title Russian silver in America : surviving the melting pot / Anne Odom
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Hillwood Museum and Gardens Foundation ; London : In association with D. Giles Ltd., 2011
book jacket
 Modern History Library  739.230947 O25    AVAILABLE    30550100507845
Descript 232 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Major American collectors : contrasts in taste and focus -- Transition to Western styles : silver before 1700 -- Triumph of the Baroque : Peter and Elizabeth -- Rococo to Neoclassicism : Catherine and Paul -- Revival styles from Empire to Neorococo : Alexander I and Nicholas I -- The Russian style to Faberge -- Faberge to Modernism -- The Revolution and the fate of Russian silver -- Comments on marks -- Glossary
"Traces the history of Russian silver from before 1700 to 1917, following its fate in the 1920s and 1930s, when much of it was sold to American collectors and is now found in many public museums"--Provided by publisher
Subject Silverwork -- Russia -- History
Silverwork -- Russia -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 20th century