Meriden Cutlery Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in expositions (2016)

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A. Meriden Cutlery Co. designs in collections

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Meriden Cutlery Company. (1855). Dinner knife. Bone, silver. Accession no. 1971.1100. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 21 July 2016. [A01089]

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Meriden Cutlery. (c. 1855). Fruit knife set (12 knives). (Search the collection). Steel, silver plate, mother-of-pearl. Accession no. 76.144.40. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH. Viewed 10 April 2017. [A02119]

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Meriden Cutlery Company. (1850-75). Three knives. Silver-plated steel with ivory handles; (L) 10 1/4 in. Accession nos. 73.420A-C. Newark Museum, NJ. (Online but search collection.) Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-22]

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Meriden Cutlery. (1860-80). Pair of knives. Steel, ivory. (Search the collection). Accession nos. 85.29.6 a,b. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH. Viewed 10 April 2017. [A02103]

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Meriden Cutlery. (1875-1900). Set of 15 butter knives. (Search the collection). Accession no. 76.144.41. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH. Viewed 10 April 2017. [A02108]

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Meriden Cutlery. (c. 1910). Six knives. (Search collection online.) Accession no. 1995.117-152.1-6. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 6 April 2017. [A01913-18]

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Meriden Cutlery Company. (1900-24). Dinner knife. Bone. (H) 9.375 x (W) 0.875 x (D) 0.5 in. Accession no. 1969.19081. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 21 July 2016. [A01090]

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Meriden Cutlery. (undated). Two knives. (Search collection online.) Accession no. 1976.212.1-2. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 6 April 2017. [A01911-12]

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Meriden Cutlery. (undated). Two bone-handled knives. (Search the collection). Each: (L) 7 1/ 2 in. Accession no. 62.112.15-A, B. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH. Viewed 10 April 2017. [A02114]

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Meriden Cutlery. (undated ). Three bone-handled knives. (Search the collection). Each: (L) 7 1/2 in. Accession no. 63.31.12-A[-H]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH. Viewed 10 April 2017. [A0 ]



B. Meriden Cutlery Co. designs at auction

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Meriden Cutlery. (undated). 6 tea knives with carved mother of pearl handles. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (24 JAN 2010). Viewed 1 January 2017. [A00370]



C. Meriden Cutlery Co. designs in expositions

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1876, 10 May - 10 November
Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia. See: (1877). Souvenir of the Centennial exhibition [1876]: Connecticut’s representation at Philadelphia [Core section: pp 99-111; also see exhibits list: pp. 124-27; Exhibitors including Meriden Cutlery Company]. 380 pp. Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. Courtesy University of Connecticut Libraries. Viewed 26 June 2016. [A00965-75]

(1876). List of awards made by the United States Centennial Commission to the American Exhibitors, International Exhibition, 1876, at Philadelphia. [Listed: Meriden Cutlery Co. (p. 54). The actual award received is not indicated in this text.] 134 pp. S. T. Souder & Company: Philadelphia. Courtesy The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Viewed 16 June 2016. [A00841-42]



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