CAM puts Porsche on display (Cincinnati Enquirer, April 20, 2014)
Cincinnati Silver: 1788–1940 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, April 17, 2014)
Now On View: Porsche’s 1962 356B (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, April 16, 2014)
Friends of Fashion Event: An Evening with Cameron Silver (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, April 16, 2014)
June 14, 2014 to September 07, 2014
Cincinnati was not only a center for art pottery and furniture; it was also a significant hub for the production and trade of luxury silver wares. In the years prior to 1850, Cincinnati boasted the largest concentration of silversmiths, jewelers, watch and clockmakers in the Midwest. This exhibition will showcase 150 to 200 objects, ranging from elegantly wrought soup tureens to tea sets that represent the city’s earliest activities in the trade (about 1795) through the Art Deco period. Displayed with related account and sample books, archival photographs, portraits, and furnishings of the period, the nature and riches of Cincinnati’s history in silver will unfold.
This exhibition is presented by:
Image: Tureen, 1870s, Duhme & Co., United States (Cincinnati), coin silver, Museum Purchase: John S. Connor Endowment, Mark P. Herschede Endowment and Dwight J. Thomson Endowment., 1999.207