Heintz Art Metal Shop – Buffalo, New York

Heintz Art Metal

The most collected and prized art metalware from the Arts & Crafts era was “brown metal.” Hues ranged from an old tarnished penny to worn leather. One company, Heintz Art Metal Shop of Buffalo, New York, specialized in chocolate brown metal and their dark patina has never been duplicated. The chemical formula died with owner and innovator Otto Heintz (1877 to 1918).

Heintz preferred bronze with a sterling silver overlay, not [...] Click here to continue reading.

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