Forbes Silver Company designs in collections and at auction (2016)

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Forbes Silver Plate basket Forbes Silver Co centerpiece

A. Forbes Silver Company designs in collections

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Forbes Silver Plate Co. (1894-1935). Candlestick. Silver plate. (Accession no. 306994. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01393.)



Forbes Silver Company / ISC. (1909). Paperweight. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2000.33.1. Viewed 21 July 2016. B00203.)


Trophy cup

Forbes Silver Co. / ISC. (c. 1910). Trophy cup. (Accession no. 1985.43.10. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01803.)

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Cream pitcher

Possibly Forbes Silver Co. (undated). Cream pitcher. (Accession no. 1981.179.32. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01802.)


Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Tray (with grapevine border). Silver. (Accession no. 1971.3.10.2. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-002.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Fruit bowl

Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Fruit bowl (four-footed). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.16. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-069.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Sugar and creamer

Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Sugar and creamer (footed; lilies on side). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.164.1-2. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-071.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Cruet set

Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Cruet set. Silver plate, glass. (Accession no. D1981.28.372.1-5. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-144.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Baking dish

Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Baking dish (with embossed grapes and leaves). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.66. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-164.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Bread tray

Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Bread tray (with embossed imaged of loaf of bread). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.92. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-171.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Ashtray (oval with bird and wishbone). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.99. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-172.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

B. Forbes Silver Company designs at auction

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Bread dish

Forbes Silver Company. (undated). Bread dish. Silver plate. (Viewed 21 July 2016. A01091.)

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