Barbour Silver Company designs in collections— and exhibitions (2016)

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| Design Meriden | 16 March 2016 | Updated 3 November 2016


Barbour Silver Company designs in collections and in exhibitions [1]

Barbour Silver Company designs in collections

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Barbour Brothers Company. (undated). Caster / shaker (with embossed people all over, two covers). Silver; (H) 9.25 in. Accession no. D1981.28.72A-B. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 12 August 2016. [AAA00053-166]

barbour silver company

Barbour Brothers Company. (c. 1885). Covered tureen with liner (with engraved flowers). Silver plate; ironstone. (D) 8.625 in. Accession no. D1981.28.19A-D. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 12 August 2016. [AAA00053-081]

barbour silver company

Barbour Silver Company. (c. 1885). Napkin ring. Silver; (H) 2.5 x (W) 4.875 x (D) 3.25. Accession no. 1996.81.2. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 12 August 2016. [AAA00053-017]

barbour silver company

Barbour Silver Company. (c. 1900). Water pitcher. Silverplated white metal. (H) 12 x (W) 11 x (D) 4 1/2 in. Accession no. 1998.38.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-04]

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Barbour Silver Company (chasing by Christopher M. Whalen). (1897/1917). Coffee set with tray. Various dimensions. Accession no. 1983.1014a-d. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 18 March 2016. [B00008]

barbour silver company

Barbour Silver Company. (20th century). Water pitcher. Silver. 11 x 8 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. Accession no. 85.42.8. Minneapolis Institute of Art. Viewed 15 July 2016. [F00048]

barbour silver company

Barbour Silver Company / International Silver Company. (designed c. 1928–29). Coffee pot, creamer and sugar bowl. Silver and ebony, various dimension. Accession no 2002.29.24.1-3. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00196-99]

barbour silver company

Barbour Silver Company / International Silver Company. (designed c. 1929–1930). Vase. Silverplate and plastic. (H) 10 x (D) 3 1/2 in. Accession no 2002.29.46. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00195]

barbour silver company

George Albert Feinauer for Barbour Silver Company. (1929–30). Cocktail shaker. Silverplate and catalin. 11 1/8 x 9 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. Accession no: 2011.154.3. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 21 March 2016. [B00016]

barbour silver company

Albert Feinauer for the Barbour Silver Company. (1929-30). Coffee set. Silver plate and cane. Various dimensions. Accession no: 2014.996.1-3. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 16 March 2016. [B00002]

barbour silver company

Albert Feinauer for the Barbour Silver Company. (1929-30). Coffee set. Silver plate and cane. Various dimensions. Accession no: 2014.996.1-3. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 16 March 2016. [B00002]

barbour silver company

George Albert Feinauer for Barbour Silver Company. (1929–1932). Coffeepot. Silverplate and catalin. 9 3/4 x 9 x 3 1/8 in. Accession no: 2011.154.2. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 21 March 2016. [B00015]

barbour silver company

Barbour Silver Company. (undated). Bon bon dish. Silver; (D) 7 in. Accession no. D1981.28.30. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 12 August 2016. [AAA00053-119]

barbour silver company

Barbour Silver Company. (undated). Sugar and creamer. Silver; variable dimensions. (D) 9.5 in. Accession no. D1981.28.197.1-2. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 12 August 2016. [AAA00053-080]



Barbour Silver Company designs in exhibitions

barbour silver company

(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 (see photos of the exhibition); The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach, FL; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN. Viewed 21 March 2016. [A00140]

barbour silver company

(17 January - 2 March 1975; 16 March - 20 April 1975)
Forms in metal: 275 years of metalsmithing in America at the Finch College Museum of Art, New York and the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York; second viewing at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Exhibition catalogue courtesy American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN. Viewed 17 October 2016. [AAA00361]

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(4 December 1926 - 5 January 1927)
American industrial art: Tenth annual exhibition of current manufactures designed and made in the United States. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Link to catalogue above.) Viewed 25 August 2016. [AAA00095]

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(29 March - 3 May 1925)
American industrial art: Ninth annual exhibition of current manufacturers designed and made in the United States at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Link to catalogue above, courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art.) Viewed 25 August 2016. [AAA00098]



Footnote:
[1] Barbour Silver Company, Hartford, was founded in 1892 and was acquired by the International Silver Company in 1898. [See (a) Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver, page 353. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press; and (b) "A Guide to the International Silver Company Records, 1853-1921". University of Connecticut university libraries website.] Viewed 15 May 2016. [A00660 and A00662]



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