Meriden Britannia Company designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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Meriden Britannia Company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898.


For our extensive listings of Meriden Britannia / 1847 Rogers Bros. flatware with links, please scroll towards the bottom of this webpage, or click "1847 Rogers Bros."

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A. Meriden Britannia designs in collections - hollowware


1850s

1850-60 - tea set / coffee service

Meriden Britannia Company. (1850-60). Tea set / coffee service (coffee pot; tea pot; creamer; sugar bowl; waste bowl; water urn; Rococo revival-style). Silver. (Accession no. 46.311A-H. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00426-15.)

c. 1850-70 - teapot

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1850-70). Teapot. Pewter. (Accession no. 23.637. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00426-10.)

c. 1850-70 - cream pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1850-70). Cream pitcher. Pewter. (Accession no. 23.638. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00426-11.)

c. 1850-70 - bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1850-70). Bowl. Pewter. (Accession no. 23.639. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00426-12.)

c. 1850-70 - sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1850-70). Sugar bowl. Pewter. (Accession no. 23.6340A,B. Newark Museum, NJ. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00426-13.)

c. 1852-67 - basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1852-67). Basket. (Accession no. 1969.63.49. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-113.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1855 - fruit basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1855). Fruit basket. (Accession no. 1969.63.32. viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-111.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1855-65 - inkstand

Meriden Britannia Company. (1855-65). Inkstand. Britannia metal. [Accession no. JAGA 1289 (permanent collection). Viewed 7 June 2017. A02616.)

1855-65 - jug

Meriden Britannia Company. (1855-65). Jug. Silver plate, copper. Accession no. HD 2000.15.6. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00146).

1855-87 - cruet stand

Meriden Britannia Company. (1855-87). Cruet stand. (Accession no. 1971.1211ABC. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00716.)

patented 1858 - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1858). Water pitcher, double-walled. Silver plate. (Cat. no. M1980.10.2. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02929).

patented 1858 - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1858). Water pitcher. (Cat. no. D 013. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02708).

patented 1858 - pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1858). Pitcher. Pewter. (Accession no. 1973.385. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00505.)

c. 1858 - pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1858). Pitcher. (Accession no. 1980.35.6. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-120.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

after 1858 - double wall pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (after 1858). Double wall pitcher. Pewter. (Accession no. 1973.39. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02373.)

after 1858 - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (after 1858). Water pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1998.1049. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00711.)

c. 1859 - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1859). Water pitcher. Silver. (Accession no. H 30049. Viewed 7 September 2017. G00216.)


1860s

c. 1860-80 - covered vegetable dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1860-80). Covered vegetable dish. Silverplate. Accession no. ILE2012.19.5a-b. (Viewed 20 March 2016. A00131.)

c. 1861 - flagon and two chalices

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1861). Flagon and two chalices. Spun Britannia metal. (Accession no. 1977.60.1-3. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-117.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1861 - coffeepot

Meriden Britannia Company. (possibly 1861, 1852-1898). Silver plate. (Accession no. 1993.850. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00712.)

after 1862 - plate

Meriden Britannia Company / [1847] Rogers Brothers. (undated; after 1862). Plate. [The holder has dating of 1845-1860 which may be incorrect as 1847 Rogers Brothers became part of Meriden Britannia in 1862]. Pewter. (Accession no. 1922.92. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00492.)

1863 - communion set

Possibly Meriden Britannia Company. (1863). Communion set. Pewter. [Accession no. 508 (permanent collection). Viewed 11 June 2017. A02678.]

c. 1864 - pocket drinking cup and case

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1864). Pocket drinking cup and case. Cup: Britannia metal; case: metal. Cup: (Accession no. 1961.343A-B. Viewed 7 April 2016. B00112-03.)

  • Offline - Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT.

1865 - coffee urn

Meriden Britannia Company. (1865). Coffee urn. Silver-plate. (Object no. H 19176.001. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03035).

1865 - coffee and tea service

Meriden Britannia Company. (1865). Coffee and tea service: coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, cream pitcher, waste bowl. (Objects nos. H 19176.002-006. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03036-40).

c. 1865-80 - compote

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1865-80). Compote. Silverplate. (Accession nos. 1975.76a-b. Viewed 20 March 2016. A00128.)

1865-98 - syrup jug

Meriden Britannia Company. (1865-98). Syrup jug. Electroplated, spun, and cast Britannia metal. (Accession no. 1969.63.33. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-112.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1865-98 - syrup jug

Meriden Britannia Company. (1865-98). Syrup jug. Electroplated, spun, and cast Britannia metal. (Accession no. 1995.118.0. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-132.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1867 - two eggcups

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1867). Two eggcups. Silver plate. (Object no. 1955.248ab. Viewed 14 April 2017. A02094.)

c. 1867 - compote

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1867). Compote. Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.154. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00153.)

c. 1867-71 - coffee urn

Meriden Britannia Company / Rogers & Brother. (c. 1867-71). Coffee urn. Silver plate, bone, cotton. (Accession no. 1984.0424. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01403.)

c. 1868 - coffeepot

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1868). Coffeepot. Silver plate. (Object no. 1956.001.0042. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02607-09).

c. 1868 - ice water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1868). Ice water pitcher. (Accession no. 75.15.33. Viewed 30 August 2017. G00089.)

c. 1868 - tilting ice water pitcher and two goblets

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1868). Tilting ice water pitcher and goblets. Silver plate. (Accession nos. X71.96.2-4. Viewed 11 September 2017. G00289-91.)

c. 1868 - pitcher, with Egyptian-style motif

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1868). Pitcher, with Egyptian-style motif. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2015.026.005. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02595-99).

c. 1868 - goblet

Probably Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1868). Goblet. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 04179. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00191).

patented 1868 - ice pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1868). Ice pitcher. (ID. no. 00088:80. Viewed 24 July 2018. C00109).

c. 1868 - presentation basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1868). Presentation basket. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1972.017.04. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02987).

1869 - goblet, trophy

Meriden Britannia Company. (1869). Goblet, trophy, Canadian Rifle Club. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1959.061.003. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02317-19)

c. 1869 - dish and cover

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1869). Dish and cover. Electroplated Britannia metal. (Accession no. M.25&A-1970. Viewed 16 March 2016. A00114.)

c. 1869 - pudding dish with cover

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1869). Pudding dish with cover. Silver plate. (Accession no. 91.97A-C. Viewed 6 June 2017. A02600.)

patented 1869 - chafing dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1869). Chafing dish. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1957.016.010ab. Viewed 22 July 2018. F00108-10).

patented 1869 - serving dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1869). Serving dish. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1973.072.02. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02988).

1869-80 - entree dish and bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (1869-80). Entree dish and bowl. (Accession no. 97.67.18A-D. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-40.)

  • Offline - Newark Museum, NJ.

1869-80 - entree dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (1869-80). Entree dish. Silver plate. (Accession no. 97.67.17A-C. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-39.)

1860s - water pitcher

Possibly Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1860s). Water pitcher. (Cat. no. H 67519. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00386).



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1870s

c. 1870 - serving tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1870). Serving tray. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 2008.038.04. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02984).

c. 1870 - chalice

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1870). Chalice. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. 2016.009.002. Viewed 8 July 2018. G02398-99).

c. 1870 - centerpiece

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1870). Centerpiece. Silver plate, Britannia metal. (Accession no. 1988.23. Viewed 7 April 2016. B00112-09.)

  • Offline - Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT.

1870-75 - baking dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (1870-75). Baking dish. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1932.485AB. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00148.)

1870-75 - baking dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (1870-75). Baking dish. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1932.486AB. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00149.)

1870-80 - cruet set

Meriden Britannia Company. (1870-80). Cruet set, stand and five glass bottles. Silver plate, glass. (Object ID no. 1995.513.11. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02985).

1870-85 - pocket flask

Meriden Britannia Company. (1870-85). Pocket flask. Silver. (Accession no. 1990.255. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00715.)

c. 1870-85 - Footed tea pot

Meriden Britannia Company. [c. 1870-85 (our estimated dating, Denver has "undated")]. Footed tea pot. Silver or silver plate. Object ID no. H.6200.523. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00066).

1870-90 - cachepot

Meriden Britannia Company. (1870-90). Cachepot. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1969.3659AB. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00150.)

1870-90 - urn

Meriden Britannia Company. (1870-90). Urn. (Accession no. 1974.325. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00714.)

c. 1870-90 - sardine box

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1870-90). Sardine box. Silver plate. (Object no. 1727. Viewed 9 April 2017. A01962.)

c. 1871 - coffee and tea service

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1871). Six-piece coffee and tea service. (Accession nos. 1984.0424.13-.18. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01407-12.)

c. 1871 - tea and coffee service

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1871). Tea and coffee set. Metal: silver-plated britannia metal; Shaped, assembled. (Object nos. M19024.1-4. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00044-47.)

c. 1871 - coffeepot

Meriden Britannia Company / Rogers, Smith & Co. / (c. 1871). Coffeepot. Silverplate, ivory. (Accession no. 1988.83. Viewed 29 March 2016. B00057.)

c. 1871 - cake basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1871). Cake basket. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1986.489. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02366.)

c. 1871 - butter dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1871). Butter dish with lid. Silver or silver plate. [Object ID nos. H.1306.7(-.7.A-.7.C). Viewed 4 August 2018. H00309-12].

1872 - urn with polar bear motif

Meriden Britannia Company. (1872). Urn: Alaskan polar bear motif. Silver plate, bone. (Accession no. XX1990.1413 a,b. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00054.)

1872 -tilting water pitcher set

Meriden Britannia Company. (1872). Tilting water pitcher set. Mixed media. (Accession nos. 1994.20.1.A-B; 1994.20.2; 1994.20.3; 1994.20.4; 1994.20.5; 1994.20.6. Viewed 30 March 2016. B00063-68.)

c. 1872 - pitcher and stand

Meriden Britannia Company. (patented 1872). Pitcher and stand. Silverplated white metal, enamel. (Accession no. 1997.120a-b. Viewed 31 May 2016. D00190.)

1872-98 - cream pitcher and sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (1872-98). Cream pitcher and sugar bowl. Silver. (Object ID no. 1984.027.06.1-.2. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02993-94).

c. 1873 - four salt dishes

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1873). Four salt dishes. Silver plate, gold, electroplated. (Accession nos. 1984.0424.04-07. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01399-1402.)

  • Photos - National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Washington, DC (salt dish 1; 2; 3; 4).

c. 1873 - presentation trumpet

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1873). Presentation trumpet. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2005.0233. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01388.)

c. 1875 - cake basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1875). Cake basket. Silver plate. (Accession no. 87.223.15. Viewed 31 May 2016. D00191.)

c. 1875-80 - pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1875-80). Pitcher, footed, with lid with figural lion. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1985.045.00008. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02670-73).

1875-85 - figural napkin ring

Meriden Britannia Company. (1875-85). Figural napkin ring. Silver plate. (Accession no. 292635. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01395.)

1875-90 - basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (1875-90). Basket. Silver plate, brass, other metals. (Object ID no. 1983.028.03. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02991).

1875-95 - footed dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (1875-95). Footed dish. Silver plate. (Accession no. XX1990.1278. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00053.)

1875-1900 - vase

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1875-1900). Vase. (Accession no. 1989.9.2. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-128.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1875-1900 - drink service

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1875-1900). Drink service. (Accession no. 1989.9.1a-e. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-127.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1875-1900 - hot water urn

Meriden Britannia Company. (1875-1900). Hot water urn. Silver plate. (Accession no. 59.8.1A-C. Viewed 17 April 2017. A02231.)

1875-1900 - communion service

Meriden Britannia Company. (1875-1900). Communion service. Silver plate. (Object no. 1928.35a-f. Viewed 9 April 2017. A02056-62.)

c. 1876 - tea service, for Colorado Speaker of the House

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1876). Tea service, for Colorado Speaker of the House: tray, coffee pot, tea pot, waste bowl, sugar bowl and lid, cream pitcher. [Cat. no. 90.115.1(-.1.1 - .1.4); 90.115.1.5.A(-.B); 90.115.6. Viewed 5 August 2018. J00007-14).

c. 1876 - goblet

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1876). Goblet. Silver. (Accession no. XX-11. Viewed 13 October 2016. AAA00329.)

  • The Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA.

1876-90 - dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (1876-90). Dish. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1984.027.03. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02992).

c. 1877 - cream pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1877). Cream pitcher. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2016.065.03. Viewed 19 July 2018. A03090-91).

c. 1877 - tea or coffee pot

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1877). Tea or coffee pot. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2016.065.04. Viewed 19 July 2018. A03094-95).

c. 1877 - tea and coffee service

Middletown Plate Company / Meriden Britannia. (c. 1877). Five-piece tea and coffee service. (Accession nos. 1983.297, 1985.592. Viewed 2 July 2017. AAA00570-76)

1878 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company. (1878). Bayou St. John Rowing Club, N.O., Four-Oared Shell Trophy. Silverplate on Britannia metal. (Accession no. 90.302. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00425-02.)

  • Offline - New Orleans Museum of Art.

1879 - goblet

Meriden Britannia Company. (1879). Goblet. (Accession no. 1996.119.4. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-133.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1879-1912 - two communion chalices

Meriden Britannia Company (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada). (1879-1912). Two communion chalices. Cat. nos. 1993.032.002; 1993.032.006. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00157-60).

  • Photos - Grey Roots Museum & Archives, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada: chalice 1, 2.


1880s

1880 - communion set

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880). Communion set: flagon, chalice, plate. (Accession no. 1956.5.0. Viewed 27 July 2018. H00002).

c. 1880 - coffee pot and base

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Coffee pot and base. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 01130. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02663-65).

c. 1880 - goblet

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Goblet. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 0985.03.00009. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02666).

c. 1880 - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Water pitcher. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 0985.03.00008. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02667).

c. 1880 - table bell

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Table bell. Silverplate white metal. (Accession no. 1999.54.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-134.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1880 - butter dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Butter dish (Japanese style). Silver plate. (Accession no. 98.48.6A,B. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-42.)

c. 1880 - tea tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Tea tray. Silver plate, Britannia metal. (Accession no. 1988.25. Viewed 7 April 2016. B00112-10.)

  • Offline - Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT.

c. 1880 - tankard

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Tankard. Silver plate. [Accession no. N-202 (permanent collection.) Viewed 11 June 2017. A02677.]

c. 1880 - condiment set

Probably Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Condiment set. (Accession no. 43.2261. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00342).

c. 1880-84 - berry bowl

George Duncan and Sons & Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880-84). Berry bowl. Glass, silverplate. (Cat. no. 2014.111.7a-b. Viewed 6 July 2018. G02338).

1880-90 - Caster, condiment jar, condiment bottle, cruet

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-90). Caster, condiment jar, condiment bottle, cruet. Glass. (Accession no. 1958.108.3.1-.4. Viewed 27 July 2018. H00003; H00007; H00010-11).

1880-1900 - serving tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-1900). Serving tray. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 85.390.2047. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00075-76).

1880-1900 - fireman’s trumpet

Possibly Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-1900). Fireman’s trumpet. (Accession no. 68.38.8. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00343).

c. 1880-1900 - two napkin holders

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880-1900). Two napkin holders. Silver or silver plate. Viewed 24 July 2018. C00110).

1880-98 - sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-98). Sugar bowl. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1969.695.1. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00151.)

1880-98 - cream pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-98). Cream pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1969.695.2. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00713.)

c. 1880-98 - napkin ring

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880-98). Napkin ring. Silver-plated white metal. (Accession nos. 1986.77.4. Viewed 20 March 2016. A00130.)

1880-98 - cruet set

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-98). Cruet stand with five bottles. Silverplate, glass. (Object ID no. 1977.007.18. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02989).

c. 1880-98 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880-98). Hunting trophy. Silver, gold, Britannia metal. (Accession no. 1988.35. Viewed 6 April 2016. B00112-11.)

  • Offline - Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT.

1880-1900 - sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-1900). Sugar bowl. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1977.0918. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01396.)

1880-1910 - compote

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880-1910). Compote. Silver plate. [H.483.B(-.B.A-.B.C). Viewed 4 August 2018. H00280-83).

c. 1880-1910 - tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880-1910). Tray. (Accession no. 1985.198.0. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-125.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1881 - wine bottle holder

Moritz Korff for Meriden Britannia Company. (1881). Wine bottle holder. Silver, metal. (Accession no. TD1990.167.3. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00055.)

c. 1881 - sugarbowl with ribbed bottom

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1881). Sugarbowl with ribbed bottom. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2015.5.1.a-b. Viewed 10 July 2016. D00216.)

c. 1881 - creamer with ribbed bottom

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1881). Creamer with ribbed bottom. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2015.5.2. Viewed 10 July 2016. D00217.)

c. 1882 - wine cooler and punch bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1882). Wine cooler and punch bowl. (Accession no. 1989.9.3a-g. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-129.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1882-83 - vase

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1882-83). Vase. Copper, brass, silver and gold plate on white metal. (Accession nos. 2000.77.2. Viewed 20 March 2016. A00127; AAA00090-91.)

1882-86 - The Buffalo Hunt sculpture

Meriden Britannia Company. (1882-86). The Buffalo Hunt sculpture, (presumably part of edition). Silver and gold-plated bronze. (Object ID no. 3736. Viewed 5 May 2018. G02087.)

c. 1884 - ice urn, goblets, and slop bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1884). Ice urn, goblets, and slop bowl. Silver-plated and parcel-gilt white metal and porcelain. (Accession no. 1995.35.1.1-.4. Viewed 20 March 2016. A00136; AAA00090; AAA00092.)

c. 1885 - pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (1885). Pitcher. Silver plate, gilt, and other metal plates. (Accession no. 2008.4. Viewed 21 April 2018. G02073).

c. 1885 - tea set

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1885). Tea set. Silver plate. Accession no. 2012.2.1-3. Viewed 21 April 2018. G02076).

c. 1885 - salt cellars

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1885). Salt cellars. Silver plate, gilt, and wood. Accession no. 2011.22.1-7. Viewed 21 April 2018. G02077).

1885 - tilting water pitcher set

Meriden Britannia Company or Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1885). Tilting water pitcher set. Presumably silver plate. (Viewed 29 April 2018. G02086.)

c. 1885 - card receiver

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1885). Card receiver. Silver plate. (Viewed 3 July 2016. A00976.) [1]

  • Offline - The Strong, Rochester, NY.

c. 1885 - table

Meriden Britannia Company and The Charles Parker Co. (c. 1885). Table. Brass, marble, silver and other metallic plates, other metals. (Accession nos. 1989.9.A-B. Viewed 14 March 2016. A00102-03.)

c. 1885 - plaque

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1885). Plaque. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1994.58. Viewed 31 May 2016. D00192.)

c. 1885 - tureen and cover

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1885). Tureen and cover. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1994.119.7a-b. Viewed 31 May 2016. D00193.)

c. 1885 - spooner

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1885). Spooner. Silver plate. (Object ID. 1979.34.4. Viewed 22 July 2018. F00084-85).

1885-90 - smoking set

Meriden Britannia Company. (1885-90). Smoking set. Patinated copper. Accession no. 2011.27.1-4. Viewed 21 April 2018. G02078).

c. 1886 - inkwell and liner

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1886). Inkwell and liner. Silver plate on white metal. (Accession no. 1990.158a-b. Viewed 31 May 2016. D00194.)

c. 1889 - coffee pot

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1889). Coffee pot. Silver. (Accession no. 2000.80.11. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01947.)

c. 1880s - bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880s). Bowl. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.60.2. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00152.)

c. 1880s - teapot

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880s). Egyptian revival pot, creamer, and sugar bowl with vine leaf motif. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2015.4.1-3. Viewed 10 July 2016. D00213-15.)

c. 1880s - cup with floral design

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880s). Cup with floral design. (Object ID no. H.1266.98. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00087-88).


1890s

c. 1890 - syrup pitcher, Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1890). Syrup pitcher, Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah. (Cat no. A-2403-023. Viewed 4 September 2017. G00157.)

c. 1890 - tilting water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1890). Tilting water pitcher. Silver plate. (Cat. no. M-2016.Fic.078. Viewed 17 July 2018. G02890-93).

c. 1890 - butter dish

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1890). Butter dish. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1954.43.2.03. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02585).

1890-1900 - napkin ring

Meriden Britannia Company. (1890-1900). Napkin ring. Silver plate. Accession no. 2007.15. Viewed 21 April 2018. G02075).

1890-1920 - trinket box

Meriden Britannia Company. (1890-1920). Trinket box. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1974.96.30. Viewed 27 July 2019. H00005-06).

c. 1892 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1892). Trophy. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 1992.097.116. Viewed 19 July 2018. A03087-88).

c. 1892 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company (c. 1892). Trophy. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 1992.097.117. Viewed 19 July 2018. A03085-86).

1894 - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (1894). Water pitcher. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1989.029.001. Viewed 23 July 2018. E000149-51).

c. 1895 - pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1895). Pitcher. Silver. (Accession no. 95.131. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00425-03.)

  • Offline - New Orleans Museum of Art.

1895 - tureen with cover

Meriden Britannia Company. (1895). Tureen with cover. Silver plate. (Accession no. 94.43.2A-B. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02017.)

c. 1895 - loving cup, trophy

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1895). Loving cup, trophy. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 01039. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02661-62).

c. 1895 - sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1895). Sugar bowl. Silver plate. (Object no. 1941.812. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01963.)

c. 1895 - figural napkin ring

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1895). Figural napkin ring. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2000.25.1. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02657-58).

c. 1895 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1895). Trophy. (Accession no. 1932.0150.01. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02739-40).

c. 1895 - tilting ice water pitcher set

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1895). Tilting ice water pitcher, stand, goblet and bowl. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1972.055.01-.04. Viewed 18 July 2018. A03096-98).

c. 1896 - pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1896). Pitcher. (Accession no. 1993.55.13. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-131.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1897? - serving tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (1897?). Serving tray. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2004.11.07.jw. Viewed 3 July 2018. G02279-82).

before 1898 - fruit bowl

Possibly Meriden Britannia Company. (before 1898). Fruit bowl. Glass, sterling silver. Cat. no. 1970.269. Viewed 5 August 2018. J00005).

1898-1920 - pitcher, for AT & SF Railway Company

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1898-1920). Pitcher, Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company. (Accession no. 1973.72.0. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00152-53).

c. 1899 - butter dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1899). Butter dish. Silver plate. (Object ID. 1978.93.6. Viewed 22 July 2018. F00082-83).

c. 1899 - water service set

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1899). Water service set: urn, stand and two goblets. (Object no. 1996.192.1.A-D. Viewed 24 July 2018. C00125).


n. d.
19th c.

c. 18xx - base de fruteiro

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 18xx). Base de fruteiro. Accession no. 46019. (Viewed 16 March 2016. A00113.)

1852-98 - communion flagon and four chalices

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Communion flagon. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1940.015.01-.05. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02979-83).

1852-98 - communion flagon

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Communion flagon. (Cat. no. 1933.007.04. Viewed 19 July 2018. E00016).

1852-98 - four communion chalices

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Four communion chalices. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1968.051.02-.05. Viewed 19 June 2018. E00018-20; F00053).

  • Photos - New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord: chalice 1; 2; 3; 4.

n. d. - loving cup, trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (undated). Loving cup, trophy. (Cat. no. 1987.097.0002. Viewed 20 July 2018. E00029-30).

19th c. - chafing dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (19th century). Chafing dish. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1957.016.009ab. Viewed 22 July 2018. F00105-07).

1860-1898 - two chalices, two paten plates

Meriden Britannia Company. (1860-1898). Two chalices, two paten plates. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 2008.109.023.-.026. Viewed 22 July 2018. E00161-68).

1852-98 - card receiver

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Card receiver. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 1983.5152.0. Viewed 27 July 2018. H00001).

1852-1900 - cake basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-1900). Cake basket. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. ID no. 1924.89.6. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00170).

1852-98 - dessert dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Dessert dish. Silver plate. (Cat. ID no. 2003.0.1326. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00172).

1850-1900 - oil lamp

Meriden Britannia Company. (1850-1900). Oil lamp. Colored glass with motifs representing vegetation, and metal. (Accession no. 50478. Viewed 22 July 2016. AAA00036.)

  • Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal.

1852-96 - cup and saucer

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-96). Cup and saucer. Silver plate. (Accession nos. 1979.0170.01-.02. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01397-98.)

  • Photos - National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Washington, DC (cup; saucer).

1852-98 - goblet

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Goblet. (Accession no. 1981.108.37. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-121.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - mug

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Mug. (Accession no. 1982.77.1. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-122.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - tankard

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Tankard. (Accession no. 1983.16.1. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-123.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - compote

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Compote. (Accession no. 1983.16.2. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-124.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Bowl. (Accession no. 1974.82.23. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-116.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - teapot

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Teapot, hot water urn, cream pitcher, lidded sugar bowl. [Accession no. 1938.29.2.1-4a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-104(-107).]

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - cake basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Cake basket. (Accession no. 1938.29.2.6. Accession no. 1938.29.2.1-4a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-108.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Bowl. (Accession no. 1985.199.0. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-126.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - lidded butter dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Lidded butter dish. (Accession no. 1990.144.0a-d. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-130.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - presentation fireman trumpet

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Presentation fireman trumpet. (Accession no. 1957.16.2. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-109.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1852-98 - salt cellar

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-98). Salt cellar. (Accession no. 1978.45.5. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-119.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1855-98 - tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (1855-98). Tray. (Accession no. 1969.63.50. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-114.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

19th c. - tureen with lid

Meriden Britannia Company. (19th century). Tureen with lid. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2014.1.6a-b. Viewed 31 May 2016. D00195.)

late 19th c. - bride’s basket

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Brothers. (late 19th century). Bride’s basket. Silver plate, glass. (Accession no. 1996.138.2a-b. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01621.)

late 19th c. - flower basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (late 19th century). Flower basket. Sterling silver. (Accession no. 2012.15.45. Viewed 13 October 2016. AAA00329.)

  • The Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA.

late 19th c. - Hanukkah lamp

Meriden Britannia Company. (late 19th century). Hanukkah lamp. White metal: cast and silver-plated. (Viewed 6 April 2016. A00336.)



Meriden Britannia Company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898. After this date, it is assumed that any design patents utilized by the the Meriden Britannia division or brand were assigned to the International Silver Company. (See the ISC historical documentation page).



1900s

c. 1900 - candelabrum

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1900). Candelabrum. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2016-004-040a-b. Viewed 17 July 2018. G02906).

c. 1900 - hot water pot

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1900). Hot water pot. Silver plate. (Object no. INV.14056. Viewed 14 April 2017. A02097.)

c. 1900 - ice bucket

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (c. 1900). Ice bucket. Silver. (Object no. INV.14136ab. Viewed 14 April 2017. A02098.)

c. 1900 - collapsible cup

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (c. 1900). Collapsible cup (and original box). Accession no. 1967.57.14a-c. (Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-110.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1900 - communion flagon

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1900). Communion flagon. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1968.051.01. Viewed 19 July 2018. E00017).

c. 1900 - sauce boat and stand

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1900). Sauce boat and stand. [Accession no. 2016.2.121. Viewed 17 August 2018. L00563-26; L00564].

  • Offline - Clayton mansion, The Frick Pittsburgh, PA.

c. 1900; c. 1914 - communion chalice and two plates

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1900; c. 1914). Communion chalice and two plates. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1933.007.01-.03. Viewed 19 July 2018. E00013-15).

c. 1900-17 - goblet

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (c. 1900-17). Goblet. (Accession no. 1969.63.214. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-115.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1901 - coffeepot with lid

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (patented January 29, 1901). Coffeepot with lid. Silver, cast. (Accession no. 1999.48. Viewed 9 April 2016. A00348.)

c. 1901 - condiments set

Probably Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1901). Glass, metal. (Cat. no. 92.0004.0011. Viewed 5 August 2018. J00004).

1904 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1904). Trophy. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 90.206.2. Viewed 30 July 2018).

c. 1907 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (c. 1907). Trophy. Silver plate. (Cat. ID no. 2007.67.1. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00171).

1909 - loving cup

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (1909). Loving cup. Sterling silver. (Accession no. 67.56.2. Viewed 17 April 2017. A02235.)

c. 1909 - golf trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1909). Golf trophy. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 1986.7.3. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02593-94).


1910s

1911 - loving cup, trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (1911). Loving cup, trophy. (Cat. no. 2013.1.11. Viewed 27 July 2018. H00008).

c. 1911 - yacht club trophy

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / (ISC). (c. 1911). Yacht club trophy. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1972.573.42. Viewed 3 July 2018. G02148).

1912 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (1912). Algonquin Hill Climb Trophy. Silver. (Accession no. 2004.0.9.6. Viewed 29 March 2016. B00056.)

c. 1912 - vegetable dish

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1912). Vegetable dish. Silver plate. (Cat. no. M2015.2.40. Viewed 19 July 2018. A03092-93).

1918-25 - trophy

Probably Meriden Britannia / 1847 Rogers Bros. / (ISC). (1918-25). Trophy. (Cat. no. 2007.215.0001. Viewed 3 July 2018. G02147).


1920s


After 1920, to see listings for 1847 Rogers Bros, see the 1847 Rogers Bros. object listings page or the International Silver Company object listing page.



c. 1921 - kettle with heating element

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1921). Kettle with heating element. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. KA 22228.1/3. Viewed 18 August 2018. L00569-70).

c. 1926 - loving cup

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1926). Loving cup. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 2003.072.0025. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02614-15).

c. 1928 - loving cup, trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (c. 1928). Loving cup, trophy. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 2003.072.0018. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02646-47).

c. 1928 - loving cup, trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (c. 1928). Loving cup, trophy. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 2003.072.0026. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02648-49).

1929 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (1929). Clearview Golf Club Trophy. Silver. (Accession no. 73.115.57A-B. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01946.)


1930s

c. 1930-40 - basket

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (c. 1930-40). Basket. Sterling silver. (Accession no. 98.4.5. Viewed 8 October 2016. A01203-04.)

  • Offline - San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas.

c. 1932 - trophy, basketball

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1932). Trophy, basketball. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 2003.072.0030. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02612-13).

c. 1934 - loving cup, trophy

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1934). Loving cup trophy. (Accession no. H.2006.53.1. Viewed 5 August 2018. J00006.)


1940s

1942 - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (1942). “Mrs. Miniver Golf Tournament” trophy. Electroplated white metal and plastic. (Accession no. 1996.56.1. Viewed 20 March 2016. A00132.)


n. d.

n. d. - two teapots, coffee pot, sugar bowl, cream pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Two teapots, coffee pot, sugar bowl, cream pitcher. Silver plate. (Object ID. B572.1-.5. Viewed 22 July 2018. F00068-69; F00072-79).

n. d. - cake basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cake basket. Silver plate. (Object ID. 1958.36. Viewed 22 July 2018. F00070-71).

n. d. - toothpick holder

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Toothpick holder. Silver plate. (Object ID. 1979.34.2. Viewed 22 July 2018. F00080-81).

n. d. - compote tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Compote tray. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1968.58.2. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02600-03).

n. d. - bride’s basket

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Bride’s basket. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1971.59.9. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02590-92).

n. d. - watch stand

Meriden Britannia. (undated). Watch stand. Silver plate. (Cat. no. C02.1544. Viewed 6 July 2018. G02348-49).

n. d. - tea or coffee pot and sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Coffee or tea pot and sugar bowl. (Objects numbers VAF13539, VAF 13542a-b. A02803-04.)

1852-1940 - pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-1940). Pitcher. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2009.001.0072. Viewed 3 July 2018. G02146).

n. d. - tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Tray. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1970.9.71. Viewed 8 July 2018. G02423-24).

n. d. - cruet set

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cruet set. Silver plate, glass. (Accession no. 1982.107.2106. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02582-84).

n. d. - mug, Long’s Hotel

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Mug, Long’s Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Silver plate. [Object ID no. 986.1.297(A-C). Viewed 12 July 2018. G02579-81].

n. d. - dish holder

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Dish holder. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1975.44.1. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02588-89).

n. d. - cruet, containers

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cruet, containers. Silver or silver plate, glass. (Cat. no. M952.0019.002. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02650-52).

n. d. - six-sided teapot

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Co. of Canada. (undated). Six-sided teapot. (Cat. no. 1989.48.10. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02659-60).

n. d. - pitcher and sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Co. (undated). Pitcher and sugar bowl. Silver or silver plate. (Item no. A-106.073(-.074). Viewed 2 August 2018. H00192-93).

n. d. - four-piece cocktail shaker set with four cups

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (undated). Four-piece cocktail shaker set with four cups. [Object ID no. H.6856.30(-.30.A - .30.H). Viewed 3 August 2018. H00221-29].

n. d. - tray

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Tray. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. PM.80.45.183. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00252).

n. d. - coffee pot, tea pot, sugar bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Coffee pot, tea pot, sugar bowl. Silver or silver plate. [Object no. KA 22229(-31.1/2). Viewed 18 August 2018. L00571-76].

n. d. - two candlestick holders

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Two candlestick holders. [Call nos. 1973.50.1(-.2). Viewed 15 August 2018. L00506-07].

n. d. - teapot, Hotel Burg Alnwick

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Teapot, Hotel Burg Alnwick. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. M2012.6.1. Viewed 19 July 2018. A03089).

n. d. - ice bucket

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Ice bucket. (Object ID no. H.7342.46. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00169).

n. d. - napkin holder

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Napkin holder. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. H.6522.61. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00078).

n. d. - candle holder

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Candle holder. (Object ID no. 85.390.2257. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00077).

n. d. - silver tray

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Co. (undated). Tray. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 2006.008.001. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02728).

n. d. - tray with beaded edge

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Tray with beaded edge. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1988.1046. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02587).

n. d. - cake basket

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cake basket. Presumably silver plate. (Accession no. 1986.12.2. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02586).

n. d. - sugar bowl and cream pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Sugar bowl and cream pitcher. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. H.5843.2.A-.B; H.5843.3. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00084-86).

n. d. - plate

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Plate. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. H.5843.4. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00083).

n. d. - trophy

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Trophy: chalice. (Accession no. 1970.775. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00503.)

n. d. - knife rest

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Knife rest (with two cupids and two cherubs). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.314. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-121.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - coffeepot

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Coffeepot. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.412. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-156.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - coffeepot

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cream pitcher (four-footed, engraved with leaf pattern). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.283. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-111.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - jewelry casket

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Jewelry casket. Silver. (Accession no. 2012.324.2. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-135.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

n. d. - plate

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Plate. Britannia metal. (Accession no. 2014.62. Viewed 7 April 2016. B00112-16.)

  • Offline - Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford.

n. d. - sardine box

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Sardine box. (Accession no. 1985.28a-b. Viewed 17 August 2018. L00563-08; L00564).

  • Offline - Clayton mansion, The Frick Pittsburgh, PA.

n. d. - tureen

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Tureen. (Accession no. 1985.82a-b. Viewed 17 August 2018. L00563-10; L00564).

  • Offline - Clayton mansion, The Frick Pittsburgh, PA.

n. d. - covered dish, four serving plates

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Covered dish, four serving plates. [Accession no. 2016.2.107(-.112). Viewed 17 August 2018. L00563-13(-18); L00564].

  • Offline - Clayton mansion, The Frick Pittsburgh, PA.


B. Meriden Britannia Company designs in collections - flatware


1850s

after 1852 - nutpick

Meriden Britannia Company. (after 1852). Nutpick. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. 97.22.5. Viewed 16 July 2018. G02794-95).

1852-70 - teaspoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-70). Teaspoon. Silver. (Accession no. 1977.0028. Viewed 28 March 2017. A01834.)

1852-79 - six tablespoons

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-79). Six tablespoons. Pewter, Britannia metal. (Accession nos. 1928.1226.01-.06. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02735-37).

1852-79 - four teaspoons

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-79). Four teaspoons. Pewter. (Accession nos. 1928.1232.a -.d. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02737-38).

1852-99 - spoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (1852-1899). Spoon. (Accession no. X70.998. Viewed 29 August 2017. G00080.)

c. 1855 - fork

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1855). Fork. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1999.17.27. Viewed 31 March 2017. A01843.)


1860s

c. 1860 - cake server or fish slice

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1860). Cake server or fish slice. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 942.001.18. Viewed 20 July 2018. E00034).

1860-70 - six knives and six forks

Meriden Britannia Company. (1860-70). Six knives and six forks. [Object ID no. H.5830.34(-.45). Viewed 11 August 2018. L00040-51].

c. 1862-70 - ladle

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1862-70). Ladle. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 1954.22.12. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00191).

1862-75 - fruit knife

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1862-75). Fruit knife. (Accession no. 1974.307. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00422).

1862-75 - sugar spoon, Olive pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1862-75). Sugar spoon, Olive pattern. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 45.1177. Viewed 5 August 2018. J00015).

c. 1862-80 - two serving spoons

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1862-80). Two serving spoons. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1954.22.18-.19. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00192-93).

c. 1862-80 - sugar spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1862-80). Sugar spoon. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1984.027.09. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00093).

1862-1880 - pie server

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1862-1880). Pie server. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1986.608. Viewed 3 July 2018. G00075.)

1862-1900 - teaspoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (1862-1900). Teaspoon. Silver or silver plate. Cat. no. H 34514. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00216-17).

c. 1865 - fish server

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1865). Fish server. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.71.19. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01899.)

1860s - ladle

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (1860s). Ladle. Silver or Silver plate. (Accession no. 1954.22.6. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00190).


1870s

1870-80 - dinner fork set, Assyrian Head pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / Probably 1847 Rogers Bros. (1870-80). Dinner fork set, Assyrian Head pattern. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 76.8.3 A-F. Viewed 5 August 2018. J00016).

1870-80 - seven spoons, Assyrian Head pattern

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1870-80). Seven spoons, Assyrian Head pattern. (Accession no. 76.8.4 A-G. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00363).

1870-90 - cheese knife, Arcadian pattern

Possibly Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1870-90). Cheese knife, Arcadian pattern. (Accession no. 1971.285. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00393).

c. 1871 - spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1871). Spoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. X989. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01880.)

c. 1871 - two salt spoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1871). Two salt spoons. Silver plate. (Object no. 1950.177ab. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02689.)

c. 1875 - dinner fork, Laurel pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1875). Dinner fork, Laurel pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 87.223.4. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01624.)

c. 1875 - two forks

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1875). Two forks. (Cat nos. H 24455-56. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00389-90).

1875-90 - fish knife

Meriden Britannia Company. (1875-90). Fish knife. Sterling silver. (Accession no. 1925.528.1. Viewed 25 August 2017. G00043.)

c. 1878 - crumber, Lorne pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1878). Crumber, Lorne pattern. Silver plate. (Object no. 1957.17. Viewed 7 April 2017. A02088.)

c. 1878 - crumber, Lorne pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1878). Crumber, Lorne pattern. Silver plate. (Object no. 1957.17. Viewed 7 April 2017. A02088.)

c. 1878 - soup ladle, Laurel pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (design patented 1878). Soup ladle, Laurel pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.113.2. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01896.)

c. 1879 - five teaspoons

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1879). Five teaspoons. Silver plate. [Object ID nos. H.7615.4.1(-.5). Viewed 5 August 2018. J00053-57).

1879-90 - teaspoon, Olive pattern

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (1879-90). Teaspoon, Olive pattern. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 1966.582.02. Viewed 19 July 2018. G029 ).


1880s

c. 1880 - spoon

Meriden Britannia Co. / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1880). Spoon. German silver. (Object ID no. 71.30.2. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00273).

c. 1880 - dessert spoon, Imperial pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1880). Dessert spoon, Imperial pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1991.141.4. Viewed 8 March 2017. A01716.)

c. 1880 - child’s knife, Newport pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Brothers. (c. 1880). Child’s knife, Newport pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.112.2. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01894.)

c. 1880 - oyster fork

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1880). Oyster fork. Silver. (Object no. INV.14510. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02688.)

1880 - butter knife, Victorian / Eastlake pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1880). Butter knife, Victorian / Eastlake pattern. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. H.6551.4. Viewed 4 August 2018. J00001).

1880-90 - serving spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1880-90). Serving spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 71.145.1. Viewed 4 August 2018. J00002).

patented 1881 - nut pick, Nevada pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (patented 1881). Nut pick, Nevada pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1990.154.5. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00345).

1881-92 - child’s fork, spoon and knife, Nevada pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1881-92). Child’s fork, spoon and knife, Nevada pattern. (Accession nos. 87.52.2-4. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02226-28.)

c. 1882 - soup spoon, Embossed pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1882). Soup spoon, Embossed pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.112.12. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01885.)

c. 1882 - dinner fork, Embossed pattern

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1882). Dinner fork, Embossed pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.71.12. Viewed 6 March 2017. A01660.)

c. 1884 - teaspoon, Arcadian pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1884). Teaspoon, Arcadian pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.156.13. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01897.)

c. 1885 - coffee spoon, Owl pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1885). Coffee spoon, Owl pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1991.144.2. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01891.)

c. 1885 - oyster fork, Owl pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1885). Oyster fork, Owl pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1991.144.3. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01903.)

c. 1885 - oyster fork, Daisy pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1885). Oyster fork, Daisy pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1991.144.5. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01904.)

c. 1885 - butter knife, Arcadian pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1885). Butter knife, Arcadian pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 87.223.3. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01891.)

c. 1886 - sugar sifter, Dundee pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1886). Sugar sifter, Dundee pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1990.84. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01893.)

c. 1886 - three-piece carving set, Norman pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1886). Three-piece carving set, Norman pattern. (Accession nos. 88.159.1-3. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01643-45.)

c. 1886-87 - three "Assyrian head" spoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1886-87). Three "Assyrian head" spoons. [Accession no. 1995-148-10(-12). Viewed 14 April 2017. A02174-76.]

  • Photos - Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York (spoon 1; 2; 3).

c. 1886-87 - "Assyrian head" flatware

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1886-87). "Assyrian head" flatware. Silver plate. [Accession no. 1995-148-7(-9). Viewed 14 April 2017. A02157; A02161; A02173.]

c. 1886-87 - "Assyrian head" flatware

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1886-87). "Assyrian head" flatware. [Accession no. 1996-79-1(-6). Viewed 14 April 2017. A02158-59; A02162-64.]

1887 - ladle, Assyrian pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1887). Ladle, Assyrian pattern. Electro-plated nickel silver. (Accession no. 1994.82.1. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01816.)

c. 1887 - four serving spoons, dinner knife, dinner fork, five teaspoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1887). Four serving spoons, dinner knife, dinner fork, five teaspoons. Silver plate. [Accession no. 2015-51-2(-12). Viewed 3 August 2018. H00238-49].

1887-1922 - spoon, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (1887-1922). Spoon, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. (Object ID no. H.1734.35.D. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00346).


1890s

c. 1890 - two serving spoons

Possibly Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1890). Two serving spoons. [Cat. nos. H 36689.001(-.002). Viewed 14 August 2018. L00387-88].

c. 1890 - cheese knife

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1890). Cheese knife. (Inventory no. VT 1978.65.1. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00418).

c. 1890 - oyster fork, Shrewsbury pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1890). Oyster fork, Shrewsbury pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1991.141.1. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01901.)

c. 1890 - soup ladle

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1890). Soup ladle. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 1987.643. Viewed 11 August 2018. L00010).

c. 1891 - table knife

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1891). Table knife. Silver plate. (Object no. 1942.659b. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02720.)

c. 1891 - dessert or ice cream spoon, Portland pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1891). Dessert or ice cream spoon, Portland pattern. (Cat. ID no. 2011.38.20. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00342).

c. 1892 - oyster fork

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1892). Oyster fork. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.19.4. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01648.)

c. 1892 - child’s knife, Farie pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1892). Child’s knife, Farie pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.106.6. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01882.)

c. 1892 - child’s spoon, Farie pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1892). Child’s spoon, Farie pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1991.7. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01902.)

c. 1893 - oyster or cocktail fork, Columbia pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1893). Oyster or cocktail fork, Columbia pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.112.10. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01895.)

c. 1895 - butter knife

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1895). Butter knife. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. ID. no. 72.212.5. Viewed 11 August 2018. L00033).

c. after 1895 - six teaspoons

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. after 1895). Six teaspoons. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 1983.41.49.06. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00187).

c. 1896 - six dinner forks

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1896). Six dinner forks. Silver or silver plate. [Cat. ID. nos. 72.212.14(-19). Viewed 11 August 2018. L00034-39].


Meriden Britannia Company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898.


c. 1898 - serving spoon, Romanesque pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1898). "Romanesque" pattern serving spoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2000.338. Viewed 8 March 2017. A01669.)

19th c. - salt spoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (19th century). Salt spoon. Silver. (Accession no. X70.1017. Viewed 3 July 2018. G00082.)

1898-1917 - fork, Cromwell pattern

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1898-1917). Dinner fork. Accession no. 2013.47.140. Viewed 27 July 2018. C00182).

1898-1922 - ice tongs

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1898-1922). Ice tongs. Silver plate. (Object ID no. H.1734.23.B. Viewed 4 August 2018. H00278).


1900s

c. 1900 - spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia / possibly ISC. (c. 1900; late 19th / early 20th century). Spoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. T-93. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02558-59).

c. 1900 - butter knife

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1900). Butter knife. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1969.036.06. Viewed 20 July 2018. E00035).

c. 1900 - teaspoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1900). Teaspoon. Silver plate. Accession no. 1990.141.9. (Viewed 5 March 2017. A01607.)

c. 1900 - seven coffee spoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1900). Seven coffee spoons. Silver plate. (Object no. INV.14279a-g. Viewed 7 April 2017. A02083.)

c. 1900 - souvenir spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (Retailer: Siegel-Cooper & Co.) (c. 1900). Souvenir spoon. Silver. (Object no. 1947.135. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02691.)

c. 1900 - two table knives

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1900). Two table knives. Silver. (Object no. INV.14110ab. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02706.)

c. 1900 - dinner fork, tablespoon, teaspoon, Priscilla pattern, for Fred Harvey restaurants

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1900). Dinner fork, tablespoon, teaspoon, Priscilla pattern, for Fred Harvey restaurants. Silver or silver plate. [Accession no. 2008.49.192(-.194). Viewed 4 August 2018. H00287-89].

patented 1900 - butter knife

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (patented 1900). Butter knife. (Cat. no. H 29395. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00384).

c. 1902 - two tablespoons, two teaspoons

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1902). Two tablespoons, two teaspoons. Silver plate. [Cat. nos. 1998.48.49(-.50 & -.55-.56). Viewed 14 August 2018. L00410-17].

c. 1904 - teaspoon, Vintage pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Brothers / ISC. (Patented 1904). Teaspoon, Vintage pattern. Silver plate. Accession no. 1989.106.5. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01881.)

c. 1904 - sauce ladle, Vintage pattern

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Co. (c. 1904). Sauce ladle, Vintage pattern. (Object ID no. 1979.055.23. Viewed 19 July 2018. G02990).

c. 1904 - two serving spoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Company. (c. 1904). Two serving spoons. (Object ID nos. 72.196.7, 72.199.1. Viewed 12 August 2018. L00266-67).

c. 1905 - serving fork, Daffodil pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Brothers / (ISC). (c. 1905). Serving fork, Daffodil pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2010.77.17. Viewed 5 April 2017. A01900.)

after 1906 - dessert spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Company. (after 1906). Dessert spoon. (Accession no. F644X011. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00366).

1906-30 - fork

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (1906-30). Fork. (Accession no. S.1980.87.193. Viewed 1 August 2017. A02782.)

c. 1907 - child’s knife

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Co. (c. 1907). Child’s knife. Silver plate. (Object ID no. H.7558.20.D. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00348).

c. 1908 - four grapefruit spoons, La Vigne pattern

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Company. (c. 1908). Four grapefruit spoons, La Vigne pattern. (Cat. ID no. 2011.38.21. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00344).


1910s

c. 1911 - soup spoon, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Soup spoon, Old Colony pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.20. Viewed 6 March 2017. A01651.)

c. 1911 - two dessert knives, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Two dessert knives, Old Colony pattern. Silver plate. (Object no. 1942.661ab. Viewed 14 April 2017. A02091.)

c. 1911 - two dinner knives, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (c. 1911). Two dinner knives, Old Colony pattern. Silver plate. (Object no. 1942.660ab. Viewed 14 April 2017. A02093.)

c. 1911 - two tablespoons, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Two tablespoons. Silver. (Object no. 1942.665ab. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02707.)

c. 1911 - two tablespoons, Old Colony pattern

(Meriden Britannia Company) / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Two tablespoons, Old Colony pattern. Silver. (Object no. 1942.666ab. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02708.)

c. 1911 - tablespoon, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Tablespoon, Old Colony pattern. Silver. (Object no. 1942.664. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02722.)

c. 1911 - two teaspoons, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Two teaspoons, Old Colony pattern. Silver. (Object no. 1942.667ab. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02711.)

c. 1911 - two teaspoons, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Two teaspoons, Old Colony pattern. Silver. (Object no. 1942.668ab. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02713.)

c. 1911 - two table forks, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (1911). Two table forks, Old Colony pattern. Silver plate. (Object no. 1942.662ab. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02704.)

c. 1911 - three table forks, Old Colony pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / ISC. (c. 1911). Three table forks, Old Colony pattern. Silver plate. (Object no. 1942.663a-c. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02705.)

1911-15 - dinner fork, teaspoon, Old Colony pattern

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1911-15). Dinner fork, teaspoon, Old Colony pattern. (Accession no. 1969.59.6.9; 1969.59.6.21. Viewed 27 July 2018. C00180-81).

1911-15 - dinner knife

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1911-15). Dinner knife. Accession no. 1969.59.6.2. Viewed 27 July 2018. C00184).

1911-25 - food pusher

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Co. (1911-1925). Food pusher. (Object ID no. 2010.112.195. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00344-45).

1911-45 - dessert fork, Old Colony pattern

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1911-45). Dessert fork, Old Colony pattern. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 1966.032.002. Viewed 20 July 2018. E00036-37).

1912-19 - dinner fork, two teaspoons, Cromwell pattern, for Fred Harvey restaurants

Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company. (1912-19). Dinner fork, two teaspoons, Cromwell pattern, for Fred Harvey restaurants. (Accession no. 2008.49.112; 2008.49.134-.135.. Viewed 27 July 2018. H00004; H00009-10).

c. 1917 - spoon

Presumably Meriden Britannia Co. / 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Co. (c. 1917). Spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 79.95.22. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00266).

c. 1910s - cold meat fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Co. (c. 1910s). Cold meat fork. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1995.029.002. Viewed 20 July 2018. E00042-43).


1920s


After 1920, to see listings for 1847 Rogers Bros, see the 1847 Rogers Bros. object listings page or the International Silver Company object listing page.



n. d.

n. d. - 24 knives, 24 forks, 36 spoons

1847 Rogers Bros. / (Meriden Britannia Co.) (undated). 24 knives, 24 forks, and 36 spoons. (All same pattern. URLs: 01102374469; 01102374471-553. Viewed 5 August 2017. A02805-07.)

n. d. - olive fork

1847 Rogers Brothers / (Meriden Britannia). (undated). Olive fork. Silver plate. (Accession no. 87.223.5. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01608.)

n. d. - butter knife

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Butter knife. Presumably silver plate. (Object no. 1977.011.0146. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02610-11).

n. d. - fork

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fork. (Accession no. 1967.432. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01617.)

n. d. - fork

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fork. (Accession no. 1968.244.4. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01618.)

n. d. - tablespoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Tablespoon. (Accession no. 1966.1841. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01619.)

n. d. - tablespoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Tablespoon. Silver. (Cat. no. 0985.11.00022. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02668-69).

n. d. - serving spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Serving spoon. (Object no. 1977.011.0156. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02731-32).

n. d. - baby spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Baby spoon. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 2017.997.010.b. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02729-30).

n. d. - teaspoon

1847 Rogers Bros / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Teaspoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1928.3703. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02744-45).

n. d. - fork, from Park Hall

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fork, for Park Hall. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. L976.D.022. Viewed 16 July 2018. G02850-51).

n. d. - sugar spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Sugar spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. L990.D.086.004. Viewed 16 July 2018. G02852-53).

n. d. - dinner fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Dinner fork. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. L993.D.072. Viewed 16 July 2018. G02854-55).

n. d. - three serving spoons

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Serving spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. nos. 1994.18.16, 2012.27.1-2. Viewed 17 July 2018. G02923-28).

n. d. - spoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. A1986.381.6. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02973-74).

19th c. - dinner fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (19th century). Dinner fork. (Cat. no. 2007.0422. Viewed 19 July 2018. B00205-06).

n. d. - six butter or cheese knives

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Six butter or cheese knives. (Accession no. 1978.12. Viewed 19 July 2018. B00207-08).

n. d. - seven forks

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Seven forks. (Cat. nos. 1985.068.015-.017; 1985.068.019-.021; 1985.068.024. Viewed 19 July 2018. B00209-10; C00056-65; F00055).

  • Photos - Estes Park Museum, Estes Park, Colorado: fork 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7.

n. d. - butter knife

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Butter knife. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1961.013.019. Viewed 20 July 2018. E00044-45).

n. d. - fork, Dundee pattern

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fork, Dundee pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1982.107. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00065-66).

n. d. - child’s fork and spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Child’s fork. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2004.0176.0002; -.0004. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00069-70; E00077).

n. d. - dinner fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Dinner fork. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. 1934.110.6. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00169-70).

n. d. - serving spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Serving spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. 1975.8.6. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00171-72).

n. d. - fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fork. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. 2000.7.489. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00173-74).

n. d. - two forks, three serving spoons

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Two forks, three serving spoons. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2008.10.7; 2008.10.9; 2008.10.30-.32. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00175-84).

  • Photos - Woodstock Museum, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada: fork 1, 2; spoon 1, 2, 3.

n. d. - two serving spoons

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Two serving spoons. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. 2000.7.1438-.1439. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00198-201).

  • Photos - Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Fremont, Ohio: serving spoon 1, 2.

n. d. - ice cream cutter

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Ice cream cutter. Silver or silver plate. (Object no. 2000.7.1442. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00202-04).

n. d. - dessert spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Dessert spoon. Silver plate. (Cat. no. H 93742. Viewed 24 July 2018. C00128-29).

n. d. - butter knife

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Butter knife. Silver plate. (Cat. no. H 93743. Viewed 24 July 2018. C00130-31).

n. d. - eating spoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Eating spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2004.0144. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00074).

c. 1880-1933 - fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880-1933). Fork. Silver plate. (Call no. UPT 3761. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00205).

n. d. - three spoons, pickle fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Three spoons, pickle fork. (Item no. A-106.003. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00206-07).

n. d. - fork

Meriden Britannia Company /1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Fork. (Inventory no. 120-75. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00250).

n. d. - knife

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Knife. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. PM.79.257.239. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00251).

19th c. - ladle

Meriden Britannia Co. / 1847 Rogers Bros. (19th century). Ladle. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 72.193.1. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00270).

n. d. - four knives

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Four knives. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2003/013x00006. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00364).

n. d. - three dinner forks, Olive pattern

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Roger Bros. (undated). Three dinner forks, Olive pattern. [Accession nos. 1971.1089.1(-.3). Viewed 14 August 2018. L00383-85].

19th c. - pie server

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (19th century). Pie server. (Cat. no. H 34501. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00385).

19th c. - ladle

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (19th century). Ladle. (Accession no. 1986.777. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00391).

n. d. - mustard spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Mustard spoon. (Accession no. 1971.298. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00392).

n. d. - teaspoon

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Teaspoon. (Accession no. 1969.3648. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00420).

n. d. - knife

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Knife. (Accession no. 1969.781.1-.6. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00421).

n. d. - butter knife, Olive pattern

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Butter knife, Olive pattern. (Accession no. 1974.310. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00423).

19th c. - two fruit knives

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (19th century). Two fruit knives. [Accession nos. 1974.305.1(-.2). Viewed 14 August 2018. L00424-25].

  • Photos - Historic New England organization, Boston: fruit knife 1, 2.

19th c. - six knives

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (19th century). Six knives. [Object ID no. 84.39.1(-.6). Viewed 15 August 2018. L00492-97].

n. d. - two mustard spoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Two mustard spoons. Silver or silver plate. [Accession nos. 1971.1887(-.1888). Viewed 15 August 2018. L00498-99].

n. d. - twelve fruit knives

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Twelve fruit knives. [Object ID nos. 85.390.2713(-.2724). Viewed 15 August 2018. L00508-19].

n. d. - six dinner knives

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Six dinner knives. [Accession nos. 1974.314.1(-6). Viewed 18 August 2018. L00577-82].

n. d. - four teaspoons, Assyrian pattern

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Four teaspoons, Assyrian pattern. [Accession nos. 1971.1854.1(-.4). Viewed 18 August 2018. L00588-91].

  • Photos - Historic New England organization, Boston: teaspoon 1, 2, 3, 4.

n. d. - five salad forks

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Five salad forks. Silver plate. [Accession nos. 1998.607.1(-.5). Viewed 18 August 2018. L00583-87].

n. d. - tablespoon, Tipped pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Tablespoon, Tipped pattern. (Object ID no. 75.7.86. Viewed 15 August 2018. L00491).

n. d. - teaspoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Teaspoon. (Accession no. 1998.3933. Viewed 14 August 2018. L00419).

n. d. - five dinner forks

Possibly Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Five dinner forks. [Accession nos. 1971.1087.1(-.5). Viewed 13 August 2018. L00376-80].

  • Historic New England organization, Boston: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

n. d. - dinner knife

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Brothers. (undated). Dinner knife. (Accession no. 1998.604. Viewed 13 August 2018. G00076.)

n. d. - five teaspoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Brothers. (undated). Five teaspoons. [Accession no. 1998.957.3, 1998.958.1(-.3), 1998.961. Viewed 13 August 2018. G00055; G00057-59; L00369.]

n. d. - dessert spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Dessert spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 24410. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00365).

n. d. - spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Spoon. (Accession no. HM18262. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00367).

n. d. - fork

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Fork. Silver plate. (H.1969.95.17. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00356).

n. d. - butter knife, Moline pattern

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Roger Bros. (undated). Butter knife, Moline pattern. (Cat. ID no. 1980.236.73. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00343).

n. d. - demitasse spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Demitasse spoon. (Bib. no. 36449, 36451. Viewed 13 August 2018. L00341).

n. d. - teaspoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Teaspoon. (Object no. 71.103.14. Viewed 12 August 2018. L00265).

n. d. - twelve dinner forks

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Twelve dinner forks. Silver plate. (Cat. no. H 93386.001(-.012). Viewed 5 August 2018. J00020-31).

n. d. - three tablespoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Three tablespoons. Silver plate. (Cat. no. H 93428.002-.004. Viewed 5 August 2018. J00017-19).

n. d. - five teaspoons

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Five teaspoons. Silver plate. (Cat. nos. H 93433.002-6. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00315-19).

n. d. - pie server and box

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Pie server and box. (Cat. nos. H 93768.001-2. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00313-14).

n. d. - soup spoon

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Soup spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 71.145.4. Viewed 4 August 2018. J00003).

n. d. - spoon

Meriden Britannia Co. / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 71.132.11. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00271).

n. d. - teaspoon

Meriden Britannia Co. / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Teaspoon. (Object ID no. 73.101.13. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00272).

n. d. - butter knife, fork

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Butter knife, fork. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID nos. H.7579.57; H.7579.60. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00263-64).

n. d. - forks

Presumably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Forks. (Accession nos. 1981.25.23.07. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00253).

n. d. - iced tea spoon

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Iced tea spoon. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 1976.40.5. Viewed 30 July 2018. H00079).

n. d. - fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fork. (Accession no. 2002.60.1615.4. Viewed 27 July 2018. C00183).

n. d. - fruit spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fruit spoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1981.25.28.04. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00186).

n. d. - ladle

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Ladle. Silver or silver plate. (Accession no. 1986.12.1. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00188).

n. d. - ladle

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Ladle. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 70-193. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00067).

n. d. - six fruit knives

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Six fruit knives. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 5586. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00068).

n. d. - four knives

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Four knives. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 77-117-27a. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00071).

n. d. - cheese scoop

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cheese scoop. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 5540. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00072).

n. d. - eight teaspoons

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Four teaspoons. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 77-117-27c. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00073-74).

n. d. - twelve butter knives

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Twelve butter knives. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 5587. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00075).

n. d. - fork

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Fork. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 61-236b. Viewed 21 July 2018. E00076).

n. d. - three dinner knives

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Three dinner knives. (Cat. no. D059- D061. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02714).

n. d. - spoon

1847 Rogers Bros. / Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Spoon. (Cat. no. D 068. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02718).

n. d. - set of twelve tables knives

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Set of twelve tables knives. Silver. (Accession no. X70.980a-l. Viewed 29 August 2017. G00078.)

n. d. - butter knife

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Butter knife. (Object no. Z.3595a. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02100.)

n. d. - butter knife

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Butter knife. (Object no. Z.3595b. Viewed 10 June 2017. A02672.)

n. d. - unspecified flatware

Probably Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Unspecified flatware. (Object ID no. H.6740.4. Viewed 12 August 2018. L00314).

n. d. - oyster forks

Meriden Britannia Company / 1847 Rogers Bros. (undated). Six oyster forks. [Accession nos. 1985.4.1(-.6). Viewed 17 August 2018. L00563-02(-07); L00564].

  • Offline - Clayton mansion, The Frick Pittsburgh, PA.



C. Selected Meriden Britannia designs at leading auction houses


1870s

c. 1870 - soup tureen

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1870). Soup tureen. Silver plate. (Viewed 7 April 2016. D00006.)

c. 1875-80 - soup tureen and cover

Meriden Britannia Co. (c. 1875-80). Soup tureen and cover. (Viewed 27 December 2016. A01345.)

1876-86 - The buffalo hunt sculpture

Theodore Baur for Meriden Britannia Company. (1876-86). The buffalo hunt sculpture. Metal, reddish brown patina. (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01323.)

c. 1876 - "The Neptune Epergne": A monumental centerpiece

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1876). "The Neptune Epergne": A monumental centerpiece. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00136.)

1876 - "Chief and Squaw" centerpiece

Meriden Britannia Company / figures attributed to Theodore Baur. (1876). "Chief and Squaw" centerpiece for the Philadelphia Exposition of 1876. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00127.)

c. 1876 - The buffalo hunt sculpture (smaller casting)

Theodore Baur for Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1876). The buffalo hunt sculpture (smaller casting). Silvered and gilt metal on a black marble base. (Viewed 27 April 2016. A00432.)


1880s

c. 1880 - Ship model

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Ship model on mirror plateau, in wood display case. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00138.)

c. 1880 - table, Japanese style

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1880). Table, Japanese style. Silver plate. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02760).

c. 1885 - water pitcher and stand

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1885). Water pitcher and stand. Parcel-gilt, silver plate. (Viewed 6 April 2016. D00002.)

c. 1886 - five-basket epergne

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1886). Five-basket epergne. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00137.)

c. 1887 - gas lamp

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1887). Gas lamp. Silver plate, copper. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02758).

1880s - dressing table mirror

Meriden Britannia Company. (1880s). Victorian silver-plated easel-back lady’s dressing table mirror with applied floral garland. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01299.)


1890s

c. 1890 - yacht trophy cup

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1890). Yacht trophy cup. Silver plate. (Viewed 6 April 2016. D00001.)


n. d.
19th c.

c. 19th c. - metal cribbage board

Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 19th century). Metal cribbage board. Silver metal. (Viewed 9 April 2016. D00017.)

mid-to-late 19th c. - silver and horn cigar lighter

Meriden Britannia Co. (mid-to-late 19th century). Silver and horn cigar lighter. (Viewed 27 December 2016. A01346.)

late 19th c. - easel mirror

Meriden Britannia Company. (late 19th century). Easel mirror. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00139.)

late 19th & 20th c. - oval bread dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (late 19th & 20th century). Oval bread dish repoussè with flowers. Silver. (Viewed 9 April 2016. D00015.)

19th-20th c. - reticulated cake stand

Meriden Britannia Company. (19th-20th century). Reticulated cake stand. (Viewed 13 April 2016. A00360.)


n. d.
early
20th c.

early 20th c. - 14 sterling silver bouillon cup frames and underplates

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (early 20th century). Set of 14 sterling silver bouillon cup frames and underplates. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01303.)

early 20th c. - basket-form bowl

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (early 20th century). Sterling silver and glass footed basket-form bowl. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01297.)

early 20th c. - fruit dish stand

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (early 20th century). Fruit dish stand. Silver. (Viewed 7 April 2016. D00007.)

early 20th c. - two bowls

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (early 20th century). Two bowls. (Viewed 9 April 2016. D00018.)

early 20th c. - "Mermaid" vase

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (early 20th century). "Mermaid" vase. Silver or silver plate. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02759).


1900s

c. 1900 - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (c. 1900). Sterling floral chased water pitcher. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01300.)

c. 1900 - desk stand

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (c. 1900). Sterling desk stand with glass fittings. (Viewed 15 December 2016. A01308.)

c. 1900 - bread tray

Meriden Britannia Company / (possibly ISC). (c. 1900). Oval bread tray. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01301.)

1900-25 - cake stand

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (1900-25; first quarter 20th century). Footed cake stand. Sterling silver. (Viewed 23 May 2016. D00133.)


1910s

c. 1910 - bridal basket

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (c. 1910). Bridal basket. Silver. (Viewed 4 April 2016. A00319.)


1960s

c. before 1962 - three-piece tea and coffee service with the cypher of Queen Wilhelmina

Meriden Britannia Company / (ISC). (c. before 1962). Three-piece tea and coffee service with the cypher of Queen Wilhelmina. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00140.)


n. d.

n. d. - cake plate

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cake plate. (Viewed 5 September 2017. G00177.)

n. d. - rectangular bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Rectangular bowl. Sterling silver. (Viewed 5 September 2017. G00176.)

n. d. - pair of bottle frames

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated.) Pair of bottle frames. (Viewed 22 August 2017. A02999.)

n. d. - pair of candlesticks

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Pair of candlesticks. Sterling silver. (Viewed 22 August 2017. A03000.)

n. d. - six-piece tea service with tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Six-piece tea service with tray. Sterling silver. (Viewed 7 August 2017. D00235.)

n. d. - bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Bowl. (Viewed 7 August 2017. D00236.)

n. d. - bread plate and nut dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Oval bread plate and nut dish. (Viewed 7 August 2017. D00237.)

20th c. - twelve silver dinner plates

Meriden Britannia Company / ISC. (20th century). Twelve silver dinner plates. (Viewed 9 April 2016. D00016.)

n. d. - centerpiece bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Sterling centerpiece bowl. (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01318.)

n. d. - cocktail shaker

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cocktail shaker with etched bird design. (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01319.)

n. d. - circular bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Circular bowl with applied molded flowers. (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01320.)

n. d. - figural nut bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Victorian electroplated figural nut bowl. (Viewed 15 December 2016. A01307.)

n. d. - cup

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Cup. (Viewed 15 December 2016. A01309.)

n. d. - centerpiece bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Sterling centerpiece bowl with applied molded rim. (Viewed 15 December 2016. A01310.)

n. d. - reticulated circular stand

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Reticulated circular stand. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01302.)

n. d. - circular candy dish

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Circular candy dish. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01293.)

n. d. - octagonal pepper pot

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Octagonal pepper pot. Sterling silver. (Viewed 23 May 2016. D00134.)

n. d. - water pitcher

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Water pitcher. Silver plate. (Viewed 6 April 2016. A00341.)

n. d. - large tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Large tray. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00128.)

n. d. - soup tureen

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Soup tureen. Silver plate. (Viewed 7 April 2016. D00009.)

n. d. - shallow bowl

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Shallow bowl. (Viewed 7 April 2016. D00012.)

n. d. - various silver-plated items

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Various silver-plated items. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00141.)

n. d. - mint frame

Meriden Britannia. (undated). A mint frame with cut glass fitting. (Viewed 10 June 2016. A00774.)

n. d. - five-piece tea set, Victorian

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Five-piece tea set, Victorian. (Viewed 14 August 2017. A02867.)

n. d. - circular tray

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Circular tray. (Viewed 14 August 2017. A02868.)

n. d. - sugar basket frame

Meriden Britannia Company. (undated). Sugar basket frame. (Viewed 14 August 2017. A02869.)

n. d. - flatware set, First Love pattern, with case

1847 Rogers Bros. / (Meriden Britannia Company) / International Silver Company. (undated). Flatware set, First Love pattern, with case. Silver plate. (Viewed 23 August 2017. G00008.)

n. d. - flatware set, Charter Oak pattern

1847 Rogers Bros. / (Meriden Britannia Company) / International Silver Company. (undated). Flatware set, Charter Oak pattern. Silver plate. (Viewed 23 August 2017. G00010.)

n. d. - flatware set, Daffodil pattern, with case

1847 Rogers Bros. / (Meriden Britannia Company) / International Silver Company. (undated). Flatware set, Daffodil pattern, with case. Silver plate. (Viewed 23 August 2017. G00011.)


D. Meriden Britannia designs in exhibitions


1860s

1867 - Paris Universal Exposition

1 April - 31 October 1867. Paris Universal Exposition.

> Exhibited unspecified tableware by Meriden Britannia Company, in the restaurant.

See: (1868). Paris Universal Exposition, 1867. Reports of the United States Commissioners. General survey of the exhibition; with a report on the character and condition of the United States section. [Listed: Meriden Britannia Company (p. 266)]. Government Printing Office: Washington. (Viewed 16 June 2016. A00845-46.)


1870s

1873 (precise dates unknown). American Institute Fair, New York. ["Silver medal awarded to Meriden Britannia Co. for best silverplated ware"]. (Viewed 13 October 2016. AAA00328; AAA00588.) [2] [3]

1874 (precise dates unknown). American Institute Fair, New York. (Viewed 13 October 2016. AAA00328.) [3]

1875 (precise dates unknown). American Institute Fair, New York. (Viewed 13 October 2016. AAA00328.) [3]

10 May - 10 November 1876. Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia (including Theodore Baur’s The buffalo hunt). [4]

17 September 1879 - 20 April 1880. Sydney International Exhibition, Australia.

See: Commission of the United States. (1879). Sydney International Exhibition: United States Court - Official catalogue of exhibits. (For Meriden Britannia Company see p. 8.) (Viewed 2 March 2017. A01524-27.)


1880s

5 October - 31 December 1881. International Cotton Exposition, Atlanta (including Theodore Baur’s The buffalo hunt). ["Silver medal awarded to Meriden Britannia Co. for collective exhibit, table silver and plated ware"] Updated 23 December 2016. [AAA00328; AAA00358; AAA00545; AAA00588] [2] [3] [4]

16 December 1884 - 2 June 1885. World Cotton Centennial, New Orleans. [States "Bronze medal" but does not specify company recipient.] (Viewed 13 October 2016. AAA00328.) [2]

6 May -31 October 1889. Exposition universelle de 1889, Paris (including Theodore Baur’s The buffalo hunt). [4]

See: (1889). Reports of the United States commissioners to the Universal exposition of 1889 at Paris. (620 pp.) (Including Gold Medal Award winner Meriden Britannia, p. 429.) Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. (Updated 23 December 2016. A01055-56; AAA00545.)


1890s

1 May - 30 October 1893. World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

See: (1893). World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893 (Chicago), Official catalogue, Part VIII. [Listed: Meriden Britannia Company (p. 27)]. W. B. Conkey Company: Chicago. (Viewed 16 June 2016. A00850-56.)

Also see: (1898). Connecticut at the World’s Fair: Report of the commissioners from Connecticut of the Columbian Exhibition of 1893 at Chicago. [Listed: Meriden Britannia Co. (p. 128)]. Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company: Hartford, CT. (Viewed 2 March 2017. A01528-31.)

1 June - 1 November 1898. Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha, Nebraska. ["Brass medal awarded to Meriden Britannia Co."] [Presentation includes Theodore Baur’s The buffalo hunt). (Updated 23 December 2016. AAA00358; AAA00545; AAA00588.) [2] [4]


1930s

4 venues: 1930-31. International exhibition of contemporary metalwork and cotton textiles, organized by the American Federation of Arts, Washington, DC. [Exhibited 1847 Rogers Bros. (Meriden Britannia).]

> Exhibition venues: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (15 October - 10 November 1930); Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1-28 December 1930); Art Institute of Chicago (19 January - 1 March 1931); Cleveland Museum of Art (11 March - 5 April 1931). (Viewed 31 March 2017. A01871-76.)


1970s

3 venues: 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 (17 January - 2 March 1975); second viewing at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (16 March - 20 April 1975). (Viewed 17 October 2016. AAA00361.)


1980s

May 1985 (specific dates unknown). A América na Ajuda: peças americanas no Palácio Nacional da Ajuda (American pieces in the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda). Palácio Nacional da Ajudo, Lisbon, Portugal.

See: (1985). A América na Ajuda: peças americanas no Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, exhibition catalogue, maio 1985. Lisbon, Portugal, 34 pp. (Viewed 22 July 2016. AAA00036; A01092.)

“The National Palace of Ajuda is honoured by the visit of President and Mrs. Reagan and welcomes them and the members of their official party to the display of American pieces in the collections of the Ajuda Palace, which was organized for this occasion.” (page 6, exhibition catalogue, above). (AAA00036.)

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. A00721; A00976-77.)


1990s

5 February 1994 - 13 March 1995. Back in style: Selections from the McFaddin-Ward House Reserve Collection at Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. (Viewed 15 February 2017. AAA00570-76.)

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.)


2000s

3 March - 1 October 2005. Alice Ballantine’s Victorian Wedding at Newark Museum, Newark, NJ. (Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426.)

  • Included in exhibition: Meriden Britannia’s entree dish (1869-80). Newark Museum accession no. 97.67.17A-C. (See listing of object above.)

2 venues: 2005-07. A Brass Menagerie: Metalwork of the Aesthetic Movement. Curated by Anna Tobin D’Ambrosio. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, New York (2 October 2005 - 19 March 2006); Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York, NY (12 July - 14 October 2007). (DM; Viewed 10 March 2016. A00008-09.)

5 venues: 2005-07. Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design. [Exhibited 1847 Rogers Bros. (Meriden Britannia).] (Viewed 21 March 2016. A00140.)

> Exhibition venues: Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno; Dallas Museum of Art; The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach, FL; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN.

2 venues: 2006-07. Feeding desire: Design and the tools of the table, 1500-2005 at Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York (5 May - 29 October 2006); COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, Napa, California (26 January - 30 April 2007). (Updated 22 July 2017. A02153; A02775.)

4 venues: 2008-12. Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery at Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY (7 September 2008 - 18 January 2009); Seattle Art Museum (26 February 2009 - 24 May 2009); Birmingham Museum of Art, AL (4 October 2009 - 10 January 2010); Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven (29 July 2011 - 8 July 2012). (Viewed 20 March 2016. A00128; AAA00090-92.)


2010s

2 venues: 2016-17. JapanAmerica: Points of contact, 1876-1970 at Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (27 August - 18 December 2016); Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (12 February - 21 May 2017). (Updated 22 January 2017. A01431-33; AAA00551-55.)


Footnote:
[1] 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]

[2] May, Earl Chapin. (1947). A century of silver 1847-1947, (pp. 368-69). Robert M. McBride & Company: New York. Viewed 15 March 2017. [DM]

[3] Meriden Britannia Company. (1886-87). Gold and silver plate. 450 pp. In the 1982 reprint The Meriden silver-plate treasury. The complete catalogue of 1886-87 with 3200 illustrations, (unnumbered page in introduction). (With introduction by Edmund P. Hogan.) New York: Dover Publications. (Viewed 24 June 2016. A00952.)

[4] See Hogan, Edmund P. (1980). The elegance of old silver plate and some personalities, (pp. 18-9, including a photo of The Buffalo hunt). Schiffer Publishing Limited: Exton, PA. ISBN 0-916838-30-7. See worldcat.org for locations. Viewed 23 December 2016. [DM]



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