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Adam Silver:1760-1800 ‘A Curious Case Of Reverse Development’ Ian Pickford Monday 12 February 2018

 This talk will look at the important artistic change that took place in the second half of the 18th century with the development of the first period of Neo Classicism in England. Pointers will be given to dating pieces within this period without the use of hallmarks.   The radical developments which took place in the manufacturing processes of silver will be examined. In particular, the new ‘factory made’ silver of manufacturers such as Hester Bateman will be assessed and compared with those who continued to produce silver by more traditional methods.

 Ian Pickford:

Freeman of the Goldsmiths' Company, Freeman of the City of London. Lecturer University of London, University of Surrey, V&A, National Trust, The Art Fund. Broadcasts on both television and radio. Author & Editor 'Jackson's Silver & Gold Marks'.