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April 27, 1999 – August 8, 1999
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY
Location: 1st Floor
On view are more than 100 examples of works by French Huguenot silversmiths, who had fled France to escape religious persecution. Objects on view include some of the most exquisite silver ever produced, such as ambassadorial services, sets for the boudoir and salon, soup tureens, and table ware for serving coffee, tea, and chocolate.