A LAVISH FIRST-EVER PICTORIAL TOUR OF THE TOP 250 SILVERWARE PATTERNS OF THE 20TH CENTURY Lovers of fine flatware look no further! From elegant Tiffany to the affordable International Silver, this sumptuous volume highlights a vast selection of sterling, silver-plated, and stainless designs. Beautifully illustrated throughout with digitally reproduced photographs, Silverware of the 20th Century is arranged alphabetically--first by silverware manufacturer and then by pattern name. Combined with short histories of each manufacturer, listings of every known piece with current suggested retail market price, date information on when the piece was introduced and/or discontinued, and an appendix that ranks the top 250 patterns, this cherished volume will earn a place at any setting! Highlights include feature stories on manufacturers and decorating, expert advice on displaying and caring for your collection, behind-the-style looks at particular patterns, and much more!