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Creator:
Ashforth, Ellis, Wilson and Hawksleys (Firm)
Title(s):

List of pattern book belonging to Ashforth, Ellis, Wilson and Hawksleys, platers, Sheffield.

Published/Created:
[Sheffield] : [Ashforth, Ellis, Wilson and Hawksleys], [ca. 1785]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] p.) ; 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 37 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated with an additional 10 items (nos. 233-242), in pen and black ink. Housed with: Hardware patterns for key plates, drawer pulls, and a wall sconce, ca. 1800.
Printed list of 232 patterns for Sheffield plate manufactured by Ashforth, Ellis, Wilson and Hawksleys, of Sheffield, England. The list is undated, but the firm is known to have been active circa 1785. Each item is numbered and priced.
The list includes a wide variety of tableware, including tankards, utensils, baskets, caddies, goblets, pots, ladles, trays, kettles, salt shakers, cups, urns, and numerous candlesticks.
Subject Terms:
Ashforth, Ellis, Wilson and Hawksleys (Firm)
Ashforth, Ellis, Wilson and Hawksleys -- Publisher.
Decoration and ornament -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Sheffield plate -- Catalogs.
Silver-plated ware -- Catalogs.
Tableware -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
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