Holmes & Edwards Silver Company designs in collections and at auction (2016)

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Holmes & Edwards Silver Company (Bridgeport, CT) designs in collections and at auction [1]

A. Holmes & Edwards Silver Company designs in collections

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (1882-96). Souvenir spoon. Accession no. 1968.209.3. Bennington Museum, Vermont. Viewed 24 July 2016. [A01100]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1908; c. 1923; c. 1923). Ladle, "Lafayette Pattern"; Coffee spoon, "Century pattern"; and soup spoon, "Century pattern". Silver-plate. Accession nos. 1995.21.3; 1990.7; 1995.154. Brooklyn Museum. Viewed 31 May 2016. [D00178-80]



B. Holmes & Edwards Silver Company designs at auction

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (late 19th / 20th century). Six Holmes & Edwards silverplate fruit spoons. Bonhams San Francisco - Period art & design (29-30 SEP 2013). Viewed 31 May 2016. [D00181]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (20th century). Serving pieces. Silver-plate. Bonhams New York - The house sale (1-3 OCT 2007). Viewed 31 May 2016. [D00182]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (mid-late 20th century). Flatware service (partial). Silver-plate. Bonhams New York - Interiors (11-12 DEC 2013). Viewed 31 May 2016. [D00183]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (undated). Flatware set for twelve. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (17-18 APR 2011). Viewed 31 May 2016. [D00184]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (undated). Pastry server. Sterling silver. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (29 JAN 2006). Viewed 10 June 2016. [F00006]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (undated). Partial flatware set. Bonhams Los Angeles - Sunset estate auction (13 AUG 2006). Viewed 10 June 2016. [F00007]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (undated). "First lady" flatware set. Silver-plate. Bonhams Los Angeles - Sunset estate auction (15 APR 2007). Viewed 10 June 2016. [F00008]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (undated). Danish Princess jelly server. Silver-plate. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (22 JUL 2007). Viewed 11 June 2016. [F00011]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (undated). Gravy ladle. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (23-24 NOV 2008). Viewed 11 June 2016. [F00012]

holmes and edwards silver company

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company. (undated). Twelve forks. Bonhams Los Angeles - Sunset estate auction (25 APR 2010). Viewed 11 June 2016. [F00013]



Footnote:
[1] The Holmes & Edwards Silver Company was acquired by the International Silver Company in 1898. At this juncture, it is not known at Design Meriden if they continued operations under this name after the acquisition. See "A Guide to the International Silver Company Records, 1853-1921". University of Connecticut university libraries website. Viewed 15 May 2016 [A00660-61]



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