3 edition of Sheffield Britannia metal found in the catalog.
Sheffield Britannia metal
|Statement||(written by Anneke Bambery).|
|Contributions||Sheffield City Museums.|
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History Of Old Sheffield Plate Being An Account Of The Origin, Growth, And Decay Of The Industry And Of The Antique Silver And White Or Britannia Metal Trade. BRADBURY, Frederick. Published by London: Macmillan And Co. Limited, Later the Sheffield name Britannia metal was adopted. Sheffield remained throughout the 19th century the prime centre for making Britannia goods with Birmingham a respectable second; London never seems to have entered the business except as retailers of others products. By the late 19th century hardly a middle or respectable working class home.
James Deakin & Sons, Silversmiths, Electro-plate, Britannia Metal & Cutlery Manufacturers, Sheffield James Deakin & Sons (Firm) James Deakin & Sons, - Cutlery - pages. Britannia Metal being an alloy of tin, antimony, and copper, similar to pewter. As such it can become porous with age. This means that if the original silver plating wares through it is often not practical to replate it, because small pockets of air in the pores work their way to .
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Britannia metal A trade description for a pewter alloy containing a comparatively high proportion of antimony – typically 92% tin, 6% antimony and 2% copper. This alloy was first introduced by Sheffield manufacturers in the second half of the 18th century and is a product of the industrial revolution.
The Britannia metal industry grew hand by hand with the plated trade and by nearly everything of a domestic nature made in Sheffield Plate was also made in Britannia metal.
The electroplating process introduced in the s by Elkington was welcomed by Britannia metal manufacturers, who well accepted the concept of electroplating as a new. History Of Old Sheffield Plate: Being An Account Of The Origin, Growth, And Decay Of The Industry, And Of The Antique Silver And White Britannia Metal And Numerous Illustrations Of Specimens [Bradbury, Frederick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
History Of Old Sheffield Plate: Being An Account Of The Origin, Growth, And Decay Of The Industry, And Of The Cited by: 2. The approximate dates reported in this page referring to the Sheffield Britannia metal book marks used by Dixon in Britannia metal (pewter) wares are largely based on the study made by Jack L.
Scott in his book Pewter Wares from Sheffield. c James Dixon, active at 42 Silver Street, Sheffield. Britannia metal (also called britannium or Britannia ware) is a specific type of pewter alloy, favoured for its silvery appearance and smooth composition by weight is typically about 92% tin, 6% antimony, and 2% copper.
Britannia metal is usually spun rather than cast, and melts at degrees Celsius. History. Britannia metal was first produced in or Britannia metal, alloy composed approximately of 93 percent tin, 5 percent antimony, and 2 percent copper, used for making various utensils, including teapots, jugs, drinking vessels, candlesticks, and urns, and for official r in colour to pewter, britannia metal is harder, stronger, and easier to work than other tin alloys; it can be worked from sheets, like silver, or spun on a.
Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books Large antique pewter Britannia Metal Sheffield coffee pot with black wooden handle BeauChateauBoutique.
From shop BeauChateauBoutique. 5 out of 5 stars () reviews $ Antique Silvered Sheet Metal Covered Pewter (Britannia Metal), Beautiful Biscuit Barrel.
Made by Shaw and Fisher of Sheffield, C The biscuit barrel stands on four lions paw feet, and has a hinged scalloped lid that is in excellent working condition, the body is also scalloped all round and chased in a very attractive pattern.
PEWTER WARES FROM SHEFFIELD – by JACK L SCOTT - ISBN: The above book is the very best source for information concerning the trade and history of Britannia Metal. The information in this article mostly comes from this book.
Jack L Scott today has a website – marketing of Britannia Metal. There was far more to them than that as Pauline's book makes clear. So it was a little shock for this writer to see the book headed - James Dixon & Sons - Silversmiths.
For simplicity this article will try to look at events starting with - 1). The Britannia silver standard (95,84% of fine silver)(note 1), was introduced by a Parliament's Act signed by William III to replace sterling silver (92,5% of fine silver) as the mandatory standard for items of wrought decision was taken to limit the practice of clipping and melting sterling silver coinage (which standard was maintained to sterling) to make silverware.
They vary in quality ; fortunately the large ones are the best metal. The hot- water venison dish at the top is not pewter ; it is Britannia metal, and was made by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield.
The hot-water jug at the end of the second shelf from the top was made by the same firm ; it is also Britannia metal, but was bought for pewter. Sheffield Metals Metal Roofing Products— Engineered Metal Roof & Wall Systems, Architectural Sheet Metal, Specialty Coil & Sheet Products, Weathertight Warranties, Rollforming Equipment and Accessories & Components.
Sheffield Metals International (SMI) is a leader in the distribution of coated and bare metal products, as well as, Engineered Standing Seam Metal Roof (SSMR) Systems. Artist: James Dixon & Sons (British, founded Sheffield, ) Date: ca.
–79 Medium: Britannia metal Accession: On view in: Not on view About The Met Blogs. Trademarks on base-metal tableware: late 18th century to circa (including marks on Britannia metal, iron, steel, copper alloys, and silver-plated goods) Studies in archaeology, architecture, and history: Authors: Eileen Woodhead, Canadian Parks Service.
National Historic Parks and Sites: Edition: illustrated: Publisher. Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books Antique Pewter Ribbed 8 Cup TEAPOT # by Shaw & Fisher Sheffield England Britannia Metal Wood Handle s CeramicAntiques. From shop CeramicAntiques.
5 out of 5 stars () reviews. The alloy is similar to Britannia metal, which consists of 90% tin, % antimony and small quantities of copper and bismuth.
By tradition the recipe for Britannia metal was acquired by James Vickers, a craftsman engaged in the Sheffield metal trade, in for five shillings from 'a person taken very ill'. Tudor Works, Sheffield. Silversmiths, Manufacturers of Silver Electro Plated Nickel Silver, & Britannia Metal Goods.
Author: Issued by John Round & Son, Ltd. (Sheffield and London) Tudor Works. Date: aftet Medium: Illustrations: wood engraving and lithographic transfer. Dimensions: 11 × 8 11/16 in.
(28 × 22 cm) Classification: Books. Britannia metal is an alloy (mix) similar to pewter consisting of around 90% tin with other metals including copper, antimony and bismuth.
It can be polished to a high silver-like shine, which meant that it was very popular for making affordable tablewares. Britannia metal was exported from Sheffield in vast quantities during the s.
Pewter Wares From Sheffield is thoroughly impressive as a reference book. the volume is well illustrated, including color plates. for the serious collector, this is a book not to pass up -- Antiques Journal Apr. About the s: 1. Your teapot was made by Philip Ashberry & Sons 21 Bowling Green St, Sheffield - Philip Ashberry began trading in making Britannia metal wares.
The names SAVOY and STAYBRIGHT were used in early 20th century cutlery. Your mark was used Vintage James Dixon & Sons Tea Pot Electroplate Britannia Metal Silver Plated.
$ Free shipping. DUBARRY Design JAMES DIXON Sheffield Silver Service Piece Canteen of Cutlery. $1, +$ shipping.Sheffield, town, city, and metropolitan borough, metropolitan county of South Yorkshire, north-central England. Sheffield lies about miles ( km) northwest of London. The city and metropolitan borough lie within the historic county of Yorkshire, except for the area around Beighton and.