Bill Brown Collection of historic cutlery by Various artists

The collection includes 469 groups of objects; these are sets, pairs or individual pieces, and consist of approximately 1000 pieces.

Details

Medium:
Various
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£60,000 ( Total: £280,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Bill Brown

There are 3 distinct strands: 1) British-made cutlery and flatware, 2) Cutlery and flatware found in Britain, 3) Foreign cutlery and flatware that influenced the form, fashions or decoration of British cutlery.

Provenance

Bill Brown has been collecting for 45 years, sources include Thiers, France, Solingen, Germany and Sheffield.

Venue details

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery Arundel Gate, SHEFFIELD South Yorkshire S1 2PP 0114 278 2600 www.museums-sheffield.org.uk

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibitions to all
 

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