R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Brothers Silver Company / Wallace Silversmiths designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions [1]

A. R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs in collections

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1880-1900). Serving dish. Silver. (H) 1 x (D) 10 in. Accession no. 2012.26. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00232]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1920). Bread tray. Silver. 2 x 11 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. Accession no. 2002.29.130. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00214]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers Silver Company. (1922). The Alfred Johnson Skate Company Trophy. Object no. 34321. McCord Museum, Montréal / New Brunswick Museum, Canada. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00049]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers Silver Company. (1927). International outdoor speed skating championship trophy. 16.5 cm high. Object no. 34328. McCord Museum, Montréal / New Brunswick Museum, Canada. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00050]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1928). Sandwich tray. Silver. (H) 1 1/2 x (D) 10 in. Accession no. 2002.29.129. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00231]

r. wallace and sons

Percy B. Bell for R. Wallace and Sons. (designed 1929). "Rhythm" compote. Silver. (H) 5 1/2 x (D) 6 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.131. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00239]

r. wallace and sons

Percy B. Bell for R. Wallace and Sons. (designed 1929). "Rhythm" series (coffeepot; teapot; creamer; sugar bowl; waste bowl; tray). Silver, plastic. Variable dimension. Accession no. 2002.29.36.1-6. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00240-45]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea bell. Silver and catalin. (H) 3 x (D) 1 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.126. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00233]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea bell. Silver and catalin. (H) 3 3/4 x (D) 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.127. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00234]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea bell. Silver and catalin. (H) 2 1/2 x (D) 1 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.33. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00235]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea strainer and drip. Silver and catalin. 2 1/4 x 5 x 3 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.34.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00236]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea strainer and drip. Silver and catalin. 2 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.35.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00237]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea strainer and drip. Silver and catalin. 2 1/4 x 6 x 3 in. Accession no. 2002.29.128.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00238]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1929). Salt cellar. Silver, catalin. 15 x 2 x 2 in. Accession no. 2014.57.1.2. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00230]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1929). Salt cellar. Silver, catalin. 1 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. Accession no. 2014.57.1.1. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00229]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Salt shaker. Silver and catalin. (H) 4 x (D) 2 5/8 in. Accession no. 2002.29.125.1.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00228]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Salt shaker. Silver and catalin. 4 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. Accession no. 2002.29.32.1.A-B Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00227]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Pepper shaker. Silver and catalin. 4 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. Accession no. 2002.29.32.2.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00226]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Mayonnaise dish. Silver and catalin. (H) 3 1/2 x (D) 4 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.124. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00225]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (designed c. 1929). Pepper shaker. Silver and catalin. (H) 4 x (D) 2 5/8 in. Accession no. 2002.29.125.2.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00220]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (designed c. 1935). "Classic Modern" pitcher. Silverplate. (H) 8 1/2 x (L) 10 x (W) 5 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.169. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00218]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1935). Classic Modern coffeepot. Silverplate; 8 x 4 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Accession no. 2013.102. High Museum of Art, Atlanta - offline. Viewed 23 September 2016. [AAA00200-08]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (1900-40). Bowl. Sterling silver. 3 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. Accession no. TD1993.23.2. Wolfsonian FIU, Miami Beach. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00060]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). Candy dish. Silverplate. 2 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.241. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00215]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). Candy dish from the "Color-Clad" line. Enameled silverplate. 2 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.235. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00217]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). "Modernique" compote. Silver. (H) 3 x (D) 6 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.200. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00219]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). Candy dish from the "Color-Clad" line. Enameled silverplate. 2 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.234. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00216]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths. (designed c. 1963). Bowl. Silverplate with applied color. Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.13. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00213]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers. (undated). Nut picks. Accession no. 1954.1601.2797. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 April 2016. [D00079]

wallace brothers silver company

R. Wallace and Sons. (undated). Covered vegetable dish (oval shape, applied leaf and beaded edge). Silver plate; (W) 11.75 x (D) 8.125 in. Accession no. D1981.28.28A-B. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 14 August 2016. [AAA00053-113]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers. (undated). Trophy. Accession no. 1995.24.4. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 April 2016. [D00080]

wallace silversmiths

Wallace Silversmiths. (undated). Trophy. Silver plate. 12 1/8 X 6 1/2 diameter. Accession no. XX1990.137.2. Wolfsonian FIU, Miami Beach. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00062]



B. R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs at auction

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1876). Water pitcher. Silver. (H) 10 3/4 in. Christie’s New York - Living with art (29-30 MAR 2016). Viewed 4 April 2016. [A00321]

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Wallace Silversmiths. (late 19th century). Engraved trophy bowl. Silver. Christie’s New York - Christie’s Interiors (9-10 FEB 2009). Viewed 6 May 2016. [B00190]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons and Meriden Britannia. (19th-20th century). Shellform dish, reticulated cake stand. Variable dimensions. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor including Jewellery (28-29 SEP 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00360]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1900). Silver floral and fruit-decorated berry bowl. (H) 3 1/4i n; (D) 13 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Period art and design (9-10 NOV 2014). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00365]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (late 19th / 20th century). Bridal basket. Silver. 21 in. Christie’s New York - Two Distinguished American Collections: The Estate of the Hon. Noreen Drexel, Newport, R.I., The Estate of Van Cliburn, Fort Worth, TX (4-5 MAR 2014). Viewed 8 April 2016. [A00322]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1900). Stamp case. Silver. Christie’s London - The Paris Collection of Stamp Boxes (10 DEC 2002). Viewed 9 April 2016. [D00026]

r. wallace and sons

Meriden Britannia Company and R. Wallace and Sons. (late 19th & 20th century). Serving dishes. Silver. Variable dimensions. Christie’s New York - Christie’s Interiors (24-25 JUN 2010). Viewed 9 April 2016. [D00015]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (early 20th century). A set of twenty-two American sterling silver sherberts. (H) 4 3/4 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Art + Decor (14 DEC 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00361]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1900-1925). Basket. Silver. (L) 12 in. Christie’s London - Selected silver and plate (1 DEC 2004). Viewed 8 April 2016. [A00323]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace for Gimbel Brothers. (c. 1923). Four-piece silver service and dinner plate (for S.S. Leviathan). Silver-plate. Variable dimensions. Christie’s New York - The Wayne LaPoe Collection of Oceanliner Memorabilia and Art (16 JUN 2004). Viewed 7 April 2016. [D00013]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (20th century). Oval tray. (W) 20 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor (22 MAR 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00364]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (20th century). An assembled group of American sterling silver drinkware. (H) water pitcher: 8 1/4 in.; (H) goblets: 6 3/4 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor including Jewellery (28-29 SEP 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00363]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (20th century). Shallow bowl. Silver. (D) 11 in. Christie’s New York - Interiors (23-24 JUN 2015). Viewed 6 May 2016. [B00191]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (mid-20th century). Seven goblets. (H) 6 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor including Jewellery (28-29 SEP 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00362]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (undated). Nut dish. Sterling silver; (D) 6 in. Accession no. 1978.131.45. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 12 August 2016. [AAA00053-003]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (undated). Pair of metalware flower vases. (H) 13 1/4 in. Christie’s London - Silver and plate (12 DEC 2006). Viewed 6 April 2016. [D00003]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons and International Silver Company. (undated). Part tea and coffee service. Christie’s New York - The house sale (1-3 OCT 2007). Viewed 6 April 2016. [D00004]



R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs in exhibitions

r. wallace and sons

Shaken, stirred, styled: The art of the cocktail at Dallas Museum of Art (18 November 2016 - 12 November 2017). [Includes R. Wallace & Sons’ c. 1928 rooster-shaped design.] Viewed 16 September 2016. [AAA000155-56]

r. wallace and sons

(5 venues: 2005 - 2007).
Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design. Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno; Dallas Museum of Art; The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach, FL; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN. Viewed 21 March 2016. [A00140]

r. wallace and sons

(7-8 venues: 1959-1960)
20th Century Design: U.S.A. at Cleveland Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dayton Art Institute, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Portland Art Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, and the San Francisco Museum of Art (1959-60, exhibition dates unknown). Organized by the Albright Art Gallery of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. Viewed 27 August 2016. [A01156]

r. wallace and sons

(1937).
Contemporary industrial and handwrought silver. Brooklyn Museum, New York. (Exhibition catalogue link above, courtesy University of Wisconsin. Viewed 25 August 2016. [AAA00094]

r. wallace and sons

(11 April - 23 May 1937).
Silver: An exhibition of contemporary American design by manufacturers, designers and craftsmen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (11 April - 23 May 1937). (exhibition catalogue link above, courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art. Viewed 25 August 2016. [AAA00096]



Footnote:
[1] The three Wallingford companies, R. Wallace & Sons (1871-1956) / Wallace Brothers Silver Company (1956-1984) / Wallace Silversmiths (founded 1875), and described operating in the time periods as such in: Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver, page 379. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press.) Viewed 16 May 2016. [A00668]



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