Derby Silver Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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The Derby Silver Company began operation in 1873. The company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898.


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A. Derby Silver Co. designs in collections - hollowware

1870s

Tilting water pitcher set

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1873). Tilting water pitcher set. (Accession no. 67.68.1 ABCD. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02134.)

Butter dish

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1873). Butter dish. Silver plate, copper. (Accession no. 67.134.46. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02135.)

Tray

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1873-78). Tray (Japanesque, decorated with birds, fans, and bamboo designs, quadruple plate). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.180. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-075.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Cake basket

Derby Silver Company. (1873-90). Cake basket. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1986.487. Viewed 5 July 2016. A01038.)

Curling iron and lamp stand

Derby Silver Company. (1873-98). Curling iron and lamp stand. Curling iron, lamp, silver plate, steel. (Accession no. 86.11A-B. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02034.)

Tea caddy

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1875). Tea caddy (decorated with shells and seaweed). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.239A-B. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-093.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Tray

Derby Silver Company. (1875-1890). Tray. Silverplate. (Accession no. 2010.72.8. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01027.)

Napkin ring

Derby Silver Company. (1875-1890). Napkin ring. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.72.13. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01028.)

Pickle stand

Derby Silver Company. (1875-1890). Pickle stand. Silverplate and glass. (Accession no. 2010.72.14. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01029.)


1880s

Bowl

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1880). Bowl. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.60.1. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00160.)

Nut bowl with cups

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1880). Nut bowl with cups. Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.401A-G. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-154.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Bowl

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1880). Bowl (with crayfish and crab figures). Silver plate. (Accession no. 1994.6. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-005.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Tea tray

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1880-83). Tea tray: Oriental motif. Silver plate. (Accession no. XX1990.1992. Viewed 3 July 2016. A00173.) [3]

Napkin ring

Derby Silver Company. (1880-90). Napkin ring. Silver-plated white metal. (Accession no. 2008.213.1. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01030.)

Humidor

Derby Silver Company. (1882-95). Humidor. Sterling silver. (Accession no. 57.254.38. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01949.)

MUST SEE - Music stand

Derby Silver Company. (1882). Music stand. Silver plate. (Accession no. H.1960.67.1. Viewed 15 June 2017. A02653.)

Bowl

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1885). Bowl (with dragon handles, four ball feet, large bead edge, embossed wave design). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.17. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-074.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Card tray

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1885). Card tray. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1996.139.6. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00161.)

Tray

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1885-98). Tray. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2014.1097. Viewed 5 July 2016. A01039.)

Humidor

Derby Silver Company. (patent date 6 September 1887). Humidor (with dog on four ball feet). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.337. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-130.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Curling iron

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1888). Curling iron. Curling iron, curling stick, silver plate. (Accession no. 28.67.193A-B. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02033.)


1890s

Tobacco box

Henry Berry for Derby Silver Company. (c. 1890). Tobacco box. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.72.6. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01031.)

Brush

Derby Silver Company / (possible ISC). (1890-1910). Brush. Electro-plate. (Accession no. 72.225.3B. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01944.)

Ornamental receptacle

George H. Berry for Derby Silver Company. (patented 1895). Ornamental receptacle. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.72.11. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01032.)

Ornamental receptacle

George H. Berry for Derby Silver Company. (patented 1895). Ornamental receptacle. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.72.12. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01033.)

Two-handled cup

Derby Silver Company (c. 1896). Two-handled cup (commemorating 100th performance of "Rosemary", Empire Theater). Silver plate. (Accession no. 77.72.99. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02018.)

The Derby Silver Company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898.



late
19th c.

Napkin ring

Derby Silver Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring. Silver (with egg and chick design). (Accession no. 1996.81.1. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-006.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Pair of napkin rings

Derby Silver Company. (late 19th century). Pair of napkin rings (with pheasant, leaf and floral design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.32.1-2. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-026.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Napkin ring

Derby Silver Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with big & little sister design with floral elements). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.41. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-031.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Napkin ring

Derby Silver Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with figurative pocket book design, raised on wheels with handle). (Accession no. 1996.81.14. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-014.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Toothpick holder

Derby Silver Company. (late 19th century). Toothpick holder (cup with reeded design and attached lady). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.71. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-039.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


1900s

Covered box

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1900). Shaving stand with mirror (on tri-leg stand, 2 gold washed cups, brush). "Britannia metal gold" electroplated. (Accession no. D1981.28.131A-D. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-059.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Covered box

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1900). Silverplate. (Accession no. 2010.72.7. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01034.)

Bonbon dish

Attributed to Derby Silver Company / ISC. (1903). Bonbon dish (souvenir for the 50th performance of The girl with the green eyes play, New Savoye Theatre, New York). (Accession no. 77.72.140. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01942.)

Bonbon dish

Attributed to Derby Silver Company / ISC. (1903). Bonbon dish (souvenir for the 50th performance of The girl with the green eyes play, New Savoye Theatre, New York). (Accession no. 63.85. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01943.)

Trophy, Brooklyn Athletic Club

Derby Silver Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1906). Trophy, Brooklyn Athletic Club. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2009.11. Viewed 1 September 2017. G00140.)


1910s

Serving dish

Derby Silver Company / ISC. (c. 1910). Serving dish. Silver-plate on nickel silver. (Accession no. 87.21. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00162.)

Teapot

Derby Silver Co. / ISC. (1910-20). Teapot. Silver plate, wood. (Object no. INV.14153. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02709.)

Cup, trophy

Derby Silver Company / (ISC). (c. 1911). Cup, trophy. (Accession no. 1966.185. Viewed 7 April 2017. A01990.)

Bonbon dish

Derby Silver Company / ISC. (1913). Bonbon dish (souvenir for the 100th performance of The conspiracy play, Garrick Theatre, New York). Silver plate. (Accession no. 46.287.5. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01940.)

Bonbon dish

Derby Silver Company / ISC. (1913). Bonbon dish (souvenir for the 100th performance of The conspiracy play, Garrick Theatre, New York). (Accession no. 43.253.4. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01941.)

Pitcher, trophy

Derby Silver Company / (ISC). (c. 1919). Pitcher, trophy. (Accession no. 1961.783. Viewed 7 April 2017. A01989.)


1920s

Pitcher, cup

Derby Silver Company / (ISC). (c. 1923). Pitcher, cup. (Accession no. 1980.129.16. Viewed 7 April 2017. A01988.)

Cocktail shaker

Derby Silver Company / ISC. (1926). Cocktail shaker. (Accession no. 2001.37.0a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-12.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Berry-designed vase

George H. Berry for Derby Silver Company / ISC. (1927). Vase. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2003.121.4. Viewed 4 July 2016. A01035.)

Trophy

Derby Silver Company / (ISC). (c. 1929). Trophy, cup. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1984.151.14. Viewed 7 April 2017. A01987.)


1930s

Trophy

Derby Silver Company / ISC. (c. 1930). Trophy (horse show). (Accession no. 62.101.19. Viewed 11 April 2017. A02131.)


n. d.

Coffee and tea service

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Six-piece coffee and tea service (coffee, tea, covered sugar, creamer, spooner, waste; urn-shaped, sphinx and pyramid decoration.) (Accession no. D1981.28.191.1-14. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-078.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Napkin holders

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Napkin holders. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.387.1-11. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-149.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Tooth pick holder

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Tooth pick holder (with embossed flowers). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.385. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-148.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Cup

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Cup. Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.270. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-104.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Wine coaster

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Wine coaster. (Accession no. 1989.105.98. Viewed 7 April 2017. A01986.)

Tea set

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Tea set (tray, coffee, tea, covered sugar, creamer, spooner with sugar). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.217.1-6. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-087.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Spear head

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Spear head. (Accession no. 1961.185. Viewed 7 April 2017. A01985.)

Canoe dish

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Canoe dish (with rabbit imagery). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.321. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-123.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Cup

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Cup (footed with handle, Egyptian-style engraving). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.289. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-112.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Trophy

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Trophy (horse show). Silver plate. (Accession no. 62.101.13. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02112.)

Trophy

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Trophy (horse show). (Accession no. 62.101.18. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02113.)

Baby pin box

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Baby pin box (has figurative safety pin on top, 4 ball feet). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.228. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-090.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Vase

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Vase (or spooner; with leaves, grass, and small figures imagery). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.242. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-094.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Cake basket

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Cake basket (water bird figures as legs, ball and claw feet). (Accession no. D1981.28.3. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-118.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Flower basket

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Flower basket (with scenes of houses). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.127. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-056.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Teapot

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Teapot. Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.246. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-097.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Teapot

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Teapot. Silver plate (with embossed and chased flowers). (Accession no. D1981.28.166. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-072.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Vessel

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Vessel (two handles, decorated with crabs). Silver plate. (Accession no. FIC2008.15.254. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-173.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Calling card tray

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Calling card tray. (Accession no. D1981.28.53. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-163.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Tea set

Derby Silver Company. (undated). Tea set (teapot, sugar, creamer, hot milk jug, spooner). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.343.1-5. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-132.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Shaving mug and tray

Victor Silver Company (div. of Derby Silver Co.). (undated). Shaving mug and tray. (Accession no. 1952.475. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01919.)

Compote

Possibly Derby Silver Company. (undated). Compote. (Accession no. 64.78.3. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02136.)


B. Derby Silver Co. designs in collections - flatware


1870s

Tablespoon

Derby Silver Company. (1873-98). Tablespoon. Silverplate. (Accession no. 1975.0078. Viewed 28 March 2017. A01832.)

Teaspoon

Derby Silver Co. (1873-1925). Teaspoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. H.1996.50.3. Viewed 10 June 2017. A02670.)

Knife, Lily pattern

Derby Silver Company. (introduced c. 1874). Knife, Lily pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.72.1. Viewed 31 March 2017. A01863.)

Knife, Lily pattern

Derby Silver Company. (after 1874). Knife, Lily pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.72.2. Viewed 4 March 2017. A01601.)

Two teaspoons

Derby Silver Co. (c. 1875-1905). Two teaspoons. Silver. (Object no. INV.14225.1-2. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02710.)

Three teaspoons

Victor Silver Co. / Derby Silver Co. (1875-1925). Three teaspoons. Silver. (Object no. INV.14228-14230. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02714.)

Teaspoon

Victor Silver Co. / Derby Silver Co. (1875-1925). Teaspoon. Silver. (Object no. INV.14226. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02715.)

Two teaspoons

Victor Silver Co. / Derby Silver Co. (1875-1925). Two teaspoons. Silver. (Object no. INV.14235-14236. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02712.)


1880s

Tablespoon

Derby Silver Company. (c. 1880). Tablespoon. Silver plate. Accession no. 1989.112.13. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01616.)

Knife

Derby Silver Company. (1880-90). Knife. Silverplate. (Accession no. 2010.72.1. Viewed 4 March 2017. A01600.)

Knife

Derby Silver Company. (1880-90). Knife. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.72.1. Viewed 31 March 2017. A01862.)

Knife, Pompeiian pattern

Derby Silver Company. (introduced c. 1883). Knife, Pompeiian pattern. (Accession no. 2010.72.3. Viewed 31 March 2017. A01864.)

Knife, Pompeiian pattern

Derby Silver Company. (after 1883). Knife, Pompeiian pattern. Silverplate. (Accession no. 2010.72.3. Viewed 4 March 2017. A01602.)

Knife, Empress pattern

Derby Silver Company. (introduced c. 1883). Knife, Empress pattern. (Accession no. 2010.72.4. Viewed 31 March 2017. A01865.)

Knife, Empress pattern

Derby Silver Company. (after 1883). Knife, Empress pattern. Silverplate. (Accession no. 2010.72.4. Viewed 4 March 2017. A01603.)

Knife, Harvard pattern

Derby Silver Company. (introduced c. 1883). Knife, Harvard pattern. (Accession no. 2010.72.5. Viewed 31 March 2017. A01866.)

Knife, Harvard pattern

Derby Silver Company. (after 1883). Knife, Harvard pattern. Silverplate. (Accession no. 2010.72.5. Viewed 4 March 2017. A01604.)


1890s

Demitasse spoon

Victor Silver Co. (div. of Derby Silver Co.) / probably ISC. (1897-1925). Demitasse spoon (Waldorf-Astoria). Silver plate. (Object no. Z.3288. Viewed 7 April 2017. A02089.)


1930s

Teaspoon

Victor Silver Company (div. of Derby Silver Co.) / (ISC). (1930-70). Silver plate. (Accession no. 2002.89.1. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02014.)

Coffee spoon, Waldorf Astoria pattern

Victor Silver Co. (div. of Derby Silver Co.) / ISC. (c. 1932). Coffee spoon, Waldorf Astoria pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1990.141.28. Viewed 6 March 2017. A01667.)


1940s

Teaspoon

Victor Silver Company (div. of Derby Silver Co.) / (ISC). (1943). Teaspoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2003.95.1. Viewed 9 April 2017. A02012.)


n. d.

Fork

Probably Derby Silver Co. (undated). Fork. (Object no. FTT.19870. Viewed 5 August 2017. A02809.)

Five spoons

Victor Silver Company (div. of Derby Silver Co.). (undated). Five spoons. (Accession no. 1991.9.29.1-5. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01920-24.)

Eleven spoons

Victor Silver Company (div. of Derby Silver Co.). (undated). Eleven spoons. (Accession no. 1991.9.30.1-11. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01925-35.)

Ladle

Victor Silver Co. (div. of Derby Silver Co.). (undated). Ladle for MM lines (ocean travel). Silver plate. (Accession no. TD1993.60.3. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02020.)



C. Derby Silver Co. designs at auction


1880s

Teapot, cream pitcher and sugar bowl

Derby Silver Co. (c. 1880). Teapot, cream pitcher and sugar bowl. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00014.)

Japanese-style water pitcher and box

Derby Silver Co. (c. 1885). Japanese-style water pitcher and box. Silver plate. (Viewed 30 May 2016. D00163.)

Napkin ring

Derby Silver Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring. Silver plate. (Viewed 23 August 2017. D00247.)


1900s

Figural desk stand with two glass wells

Derby Silver Co. / ISC (1905). Figural desk stand with two glass wells. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00015.)


1920s

Berry-designed Novelty "golfing" cocktail service

George H. Berry for Derby Silver Co. / ISC. (c. 1925). Novelty "golfing" cocktail service. Silver plate. (Viewed 30 May 2016. D00164.)

Cocktail shaker

Derby Silver Co. / ISC. (c. 1925). Cocktail shaker in the form of a golf bag. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00040.)

Cigarette box

Derby Silver Co. / ISC. (c. 1920s). Cigarette box. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00041.)

Berry-designed "Golfing" cocktail shaker and beakers

George H. Berry for Derby Silver Co. / ISC. (c. 1925-30). "Golfing" cocktail shaker and beakers. Silver plate. (Viewed 30 May 2016. D00165.)

Berry-designed cocktail set

George Berry for Derby Silver Co. (c. 1929). Cocktail set. Silver plate. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00042.)


n. d.

Cocktail set

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Cocktail set with two shakers. Silver plate. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00043.)

Pair of octagonal candlesticks

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Pair of octagonal candlesticks. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00044.)

Figural flask

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Figural flask. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00045.)

Covered box

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Covered box. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00016.)

Napkin ring

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Napkin ring. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01296.)

Cigarette box

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Edwardian motoring cigarette box. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00017.)

Jewelry box

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Art nouveau lady’s jewelry box. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00018.)

Napkin ring and toothpick holder

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Figural napkin ring(s) and figural toothpick holder. Silver plate. (Viewed 10 June 2016. A00772.)

Dresser box

Derby Silver Co. (undated). Square-form dresser box with fabric interior. Silver plate. (Viewed 10 June 2016. A00771.)


D. Derby Silver Co. designs in exhibitions and expositions

1870s

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: Derby Silver Co. (p. 42). The actual award received is not indicated in this text.] S. T. Souder & Company: Philadelphia. (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 Derby Silver Company]. (Viewed 25 June 2016. A00965-75.)

May. (1947). ["Bronze medal awarded to Derby Silver Co."]. [AAA00588] [4]

1877 (specific dates unknown). The American Institute, New York. ["Bronze medal awarded to Derby Silver Co. for best silverplated ware on nickel base"]. [AAA00588] [4]


1970s

17 January - 2 March 1975; 16 March - 20 April 1975. Forms in metal: 275 years of metalsmithing in America exhibition at 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. (Viewed 17 October 2016. AAA00361.)


1980s

23 October 1986 - 11 January 1987. In pursuit of beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Viewed 3 July 2016. A00522; A00721; A00976-77; A00981.) ["Derby Silver Company", mentions (pp. 275-77, 419)].


1990s

6 November 1994 - 29 January 1995. Silver in America, 1840-1940: A century of splendor at the Dallas Museum of Art. Curated by Charles L. Venable. (Viewed 21 August 2016. AAA00075.)


2010s

18 November 2016 - 12 November 2017. Shaken, stirred, styled: The art of the cocktail at Dallas Museum of Art. (Updated 2 December 2016. AAA000155-56; AAA00542-43.)


Footnotes:
[1] Derby Silver Company, Derby, CT, was acquired by the International Silver Company in 1898. [See "A Guide to the International Silver Company Records, 1853-1921". University of Connecticut university libraries website. Viewed 24 May 2016. [A00660]

[2] For dates of operations: (Undated). "The Derby Silver Company". ConnecticutHistory.org. Viewed 24 May 2016. [A00699]

[3] Photo of design (page 276) in: Burke, Doreen Bulger et al. In pursuit of beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement, (1986). Published in conjunction with exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art), (page 276). ISBN: 0-87099-467-0. The New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art / Rizzoli. Viewed 3 July 2016. [A00981]

[4] May, Earl Chapin. (1947). A century of silver 1847-1947, (p. 368-69). Robert M. McBride & Company: New York. Viewed 21 March 2017. [DM]



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