C. Rogers & Bros. (Meriden, CT) designs in collections and exhibitions (2017)

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C. Rogers & Bros. Meriden silver map Cephas Rogers portrait


C. Rogers & Bros. was established in 1866. The company became part of the International Silver Company in 1903, and all patterns and lines carrying the C. Rogers & Bros. trademarks were stopped.


This compilation focuses on designs by C. Rogers & Bros. and exhibitions including their work. For design catalogues and other historical information concerning C. Rogers & Bros., click the link above. For comparable material about other Meriden-related Rogers silver and cutlery companies, see the Rogers section (under "B. ISC, predecessors and divisions") on the Design Meriden overview page.

A. C. Rogers & Bros. designs in collections, etc.

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C. Rogers & Bros. (c. 1880). Dinner fork, Ruby pattern. Silver plate. 7 7/16 x 1 x 1 in. Accession no. 88.112.5. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 5 March 2017. [A01631]

c rogers and brothers

C. Rogers & Bros. (patented 1883). Fork and knife, “Westminster” Pattern. Silver plate. Accession no. 1983.101.4-5. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 1 March 2017. [A01501-02]

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C. Rogers & Bros. (c. 1885). Orange spoon. Silver plate. 5 15/16 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 in. Accession no. 1989.66.3. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 6 March 2017. [A01653]

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Probably C. Rogers & Bros. (c. 1890). Teaspoon. Silver plate. 6 x 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 87.223.6. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 5 March 2017. [A01609]

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C. Rogers & Bros. (1892). Commemorative spoon ("Old Jed Prouty" 1000th performance). Silver plate. (L) 5 7/8 in. Accession no. 63.150.46. Museum of the City of New York. Viewed 8 April 2017. [A02011]

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C. Rogers & Bros. (c. 1896). Butter knife, Westminster pattern. Silver plate. 6 13/16 x 1 in. Accession no. 88.112.1. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 5 March 2017. [A01630]

c rogers and brothers

C. Rogers & Bros. (c. 1902). Fork, "Mayflower Pattern". Silver plate. 7 1/2 x 1 x 7/8 in. Accession no. 1989.112.4. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 6 March 2017. [A01677]

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C. Rogers & Bros. (undated). Five knives (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) and peach-colored box. Accession nos. 1962.290.1-6. Bennington Museum, Vermont. Viewed 1 March 2017. [A01503; A01505-09]



B. C. Rogers & Bros. designs in exhibitions

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(10 May - 10 November 1876)
Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia. See: List of awards made by the United States Centennial Commission to the American Exhibitors, International Exhibition, 1876, at Philadelphia. [Listed: C. Rogers & Co. (p. 31). The actual award received is not indicated in this text.] 134 pp. S. T. Souder & Company: Philadelphia. Courtesy The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Viewed 16 June 2016. [A00841-42]

Also see: (1877). Souvenir of the Centennial exhibition [1876]: Connecticut’s representation at Philadelphia [Core section: pp 99-111; also see exhibits list: pp. 124-27; Exhibitors including C. Rogers & Bros.]. 380 pp. Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. Courtesy University of Connecticut Libraries. Viewed 25 June 2016. [A00965-75]



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This compilation is currently in development. If you know of any C. Rogers & Bros. objects in museum collections or comparable, please send your web links to artdesigncafe and we will add them to the growing compilation. The goal is to enable more productive research and facilitate new discoveries.