English family of potters of German birth. David Elers and John Philip Elers were the sons of Martin Elers, a German who had settled in Holland. David is first recorded as a silversmith in London in 1686, and both brothers then made ‘Browne muggs and red theapotts’ in Staffordshire and Vauxhall, London, from ...
Ewer in the form of a helmet that was made in Germany and France from the early 16th century, both in metal (e.g. Nuremberg) and faience (e.g. Rouen). It was introduced to England by Huguenot silversmiths in the late 17th century. There is a fine example (...
M. Hamilton-Phillips and R. P. Maccubbin
Term applied primarily to decorative arts produced in The Netherlands and England during the reign (1689–1702) of William III and Mary II (