A Noble Feast: English Silver from the Jerome and Rita Gans Collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Celebrating the stunning beauty of English silver crafted over three centuries, A Noble Feast offers unique insight into the developments that took place in eating and drinking habits in Stuart, Hanoverian, and Victorian England. Foreign influences, not only from France, Spain, and Italy but also from the New World, figure prominently in the customs of the tabletop during this period of English history. Drawing on colorful details from menus, cookery books, and anecdotes about the owners of these magnificent silver ...

A Noble Feast: English Silver from the Jerome and Rita Gans Collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2007, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780917046834

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