Reference Works

Key References to a particular category of item may be viewed by selecting a Gallery Category. However, the following are useful general basic reference works for specific metals and the objects made from them:

 

IRON/STEEL

  1. Campbell, M., 1997. Decorative Ironwork. V&A Publications
  2. D’Allemagne, H.R., 1968. Decorative Antique Ironwork: a Pictorial Treasury. Dover Publications
  3. Fennimore, D.L., 2004. Iron at Winterthur. Univ. Press New England
  4. Lindsay, Seymour., 1970. Iron and Brass Implements of the English House. Alec Tiranti (reprint of 1927 Edn)
  5. Lister, R., 1960. Decorative Cast Ironwork in Great Britain. G.Bell & Sons
  6. Malchenko, M., 1974. Art objects in steel by Tula craftsmen. Aurora Art Publishing.
  7. Owen, M., 1977. Antique Cast Iron. Blandford Press
  8. Plummer,D., 1999. Colonial Wrought Iron: the Sorber Collection. Skipjack Press
  9. Schiffer, P,N &H., 1979. Antique Iron: Survey of American and English Forms, Fifteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. Schiffer Publishing
  10. Victoria & Albert Museum, 1927 & 1930. Ironwork, Parts I & II.

BRASS/COPPER

  1. Callcut, V., www.oldcopper.org
  2. Day, J., 1973. Bristol Brass: A History of the Industry. David & Charles
  3. Gentle, R. & Feild, R., 1975. English Domestic Brass 1680 – 1810 and the History of its Origins. Elek Books
  4. Gentle, R. & Feild, R., 1994. Domestic Metalwork 1640 -1820. Antique Collectors’ Club
  5. Hilley, E.N., 1957. Brass Saga. Ernest Benn Ltd
  6. Hornsby, P., 1989. Collecting Antique Copper & Brass. Moorland Publishing
  7. Kauffman, H.J., 1950. Early American Copper, Tin and Brass. Medill McBride Co.
  8. Lindsay, Seymour., 1970. Iron and Brass Implements of the English House. Alec Tiranti (reprint of 1927 Edn)
  9. Schiffer, P, N & H., 1978. The Brass Book: American, English & European, Fifteenth Century through 1850. Schiffer Publishing.
  10. ter Kuile, O., 1986.  Koper & Brons. Staatsuitgevierij ‘s-gravenhage.

TIN

  1. Coffin, M., 1968. American Country Tinware 1700 – 1900. Galahad Books
  2. Cox, R., 1970. Victorian Tinware with Notes on a Nineteenth Century Catalogue. Stamford Properties Ltd.
  3. DeVoe, S. S., 1981. The Art of the Tinsmith, English & American. Schiffer Publishing.
  4. John, W.D. & Simcox, A., 1966. Pontypool and Usk japanned wares.  Ceramic Book Co.
  5. John, W.D. & Simcox, A., 1964. English decorated trays. Ceramic Book Co.

PAKTONG

  1. Bonnin, A., 1924. Tutenag & Paktong.
  2. John, W.D. & Coombes, K., 1970. Paktong.  Ceramic Book Co.
  3. Pinn, K., 1999. Paktong: the Chinese Alloy in Europe. Antique Collectors’ Club.
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