MFA Collection Books

Silver of the Americas, 1600-2000
American Silver in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

edited by Jeannine Falino, edited by Gerald W. R. Ward

Nearly 700 objects from the 17th century to the present, including the Colonial era, Federal period, 19th-century Revival styles, the aesthetic movement, the Arts and Crafts period, and 20th-century modernism.

Editorial Reviews
“Clearly organized, well written, solidly documented, and supplied with over 1,000 high-quality images, this volume constitutes an example of the standard collection-catalogue format at its best and most usable. Highly recommended” (Choice).
“Offers thoughtful essays and invigorating catalogue entries…an expansive presentation of silver made in the Americas from the colonial to the modern eras…The glory of this book is in the beauty and merit of the objects” (Winterthur Portfolio).