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

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The Meriden Silver Plate Co. became part of the International Silver Company in 1898.


A. Meriden Silver Plate Co. (founded 1869) designs in collections - hollowware (by year)


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1860s

after 1869 - five piece water service

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (after 1869). Five piece water service (tray, tankard, drip bowl, and 2 goblets). [WRHS estimates date as 1851; MSPC was formed in 1869.] [Accession no. 1105 (permanent collection). Viewed 11 June 2017. A02679.]

after 1869 - dish

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (after 1869). Dish. (Accession no. 1972.68.2. Viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-136]

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

after 1869 - cups

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (after 1869). Graduated cups. (Accession no. 1982.77.3.1-.4. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-137.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1869-98 - butter cooler

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1869-98). Butter cooler. Silver plate. (Object no. 1726a-c. Viewed 9 April 2017. A02046.)

1869-98 - teapot

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1869-98). Teapot. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1957.016.005. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02289-91).

1869-98 - communion flagon, chalice, plate, pedestal plate

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1869-98). Communion flagon, chalice, plate, pedestal plate. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1995.631.01-.04. Viewed 19 July 2018. D00248-50; F00054).


1870s

c. 1872 - trophy

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (possibly 1872). Rowing trophy (2nd prize, Spring Regatta B. U. B. C.). (Accession no. 2005.110.13. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01806.)

1875 - tea set

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1875). Tea set. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.161.1-5. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-070.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

1875-85 - pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1875-85). Pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.60.13. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00169.)

1875-85 - teapot with lid

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1875-85). Teapot with lid. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.60.10a-b. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00170.)

1875-99 - jewelry box

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1875-99). Jewelry box. Silver plate. (Accession no. 73.427. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-23.)

1875-1900 - covered vegetable dish

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / Gorham Co. (1875-1900). Silver plate. (Accession nos. 1971.1429A-D. Viewed 10 June 2016. A00767-70.)


1880s

c. 1880 - tray

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880). Tray. Silver electroplated on white metal. (Accession no. 2010-78-1. Viewed 21 March 2016. B00033.)

c. 1880 - pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880). Pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1995.54. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00166.)

c. 1880 - coffee service

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880). Coffee service (coffee pot, creamer, lidded sugar bowl). (Accession no. 1988.125.1-3a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-140.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1880-85 - mirror

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880-85). Mirror. Silver plate. (Accession no: 2002.25. Updated 21 April 2018. G02069.)

1880-98 - basket

Meriden Silver Plate Company. (1880-98). Basket. Silver plate, glass. (Cat. no. 2009.005.0001. Viewed 3 July 2018. G02145).

1880-1920 - extra dry pepper bottle

Klep Mumm & Co. and Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1880-1920). Extra dry pepper bottle. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1998.939. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00709.)

c. 1884 - tilting pitcher set with floral design

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1884). Tilting pitcher set with floral design: pitcher, stand, goblet. (Cat. no. 81.028.1-4 . Viewed 26 August 2018. J00164-67).

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 - pickle caster

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1885). Pickle caster. (Cat. no. 2013.16.1a-c. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02539-40).

1885 - sugar bowl, cream pitcher, spooner

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1885). Sugar bowl, cream pitcher, spooner. (Accession nos. 1980.96.444.1-.3. Viewed 26 July 2018. C00177-79).

c. 1885 - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1885). Napkin ring (with figurative elements). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.24. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-020.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

c. 1885 - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1885). Napkin ring (with figurative cat and dog design). Silver plate. (Accession no. 1996.81.55. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-037.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

c. 1885 - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1885). Napkin ring (with figurative lady tennis player design, and with flower and leaf decoration). (Accession no. 1996.81.6. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-038.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

c. 1885 - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1885). Napkin ring (with figurative cow and milk bucket design). Silver plate. (Accession no. 1996.81.50. Viewed 13 August 2016. (AAA00053-108.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

1885-90 - cake basket

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1885-90). Cake basket. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2016.3.14. Viewed 21 April 2018. G02071.)

1886 - nut bowl

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1886). Nut bowl. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2013.5. Updated 21 April 2018. G02070.)

c. 1886 - decorative container

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1886). Decorative container. Metal, glass. (Object no. NF.1940-0536. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02975-76).

c. 1880s - nut bowl

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880s). Nut bowl. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.60.7. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00171.)

c. 1880s - nut bowl

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880s). Nut bowl. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.60.6. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00172.)

c. 1880s - vase

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880s). Vase. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.60.8. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00167.)

c. 1880s - baseball trophy

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880s). Baseball trophy (circular plaque in front, male baseball player on top, two handles, incised floral decoration around center section). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.133A-B. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-060.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


1890s

c. 1890 or after - flask

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1890 or after). Flask. Glass, silver plate. (Cat. no. M1982.18.22. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02966).

c. 1891 - thermometer

Possibly Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1891). Thermometer. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1998.2085. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00708.)

1895 - punch bowl on stand

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / Meriden Cut Glass Company. (1895). Punch bowl on stand. (Accession no. M.91.320.6. Viewed 16 March 2016. A00108.)

c. 1895 - fruit bowl

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1895). Fruit bowl. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1982.002.00131. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02701-02).

c. 1895 - teapot

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1895). Teapot. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 92.315.1. Viewed 31 July 2018. H00125-26).



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



1899 - pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1899). Christ Evangelical Lutheran presentation pitcher. (Viewed 2 June 2016. A00753.)

  • Offline - Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, Indiana.


late
19th c.

late 19th c. - salt cellar

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Salt cellar. Silver plate, glass. (Cat. no. 2011.298.1a-b. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02543-44).

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with lily pad and flower design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.15. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-015.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - pair of napkin rings

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Pair of napkin rings (floral and geometric design with figurative birds). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.48.1-2. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-034.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with figurative boy, drumsticks and floral design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.27. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-021.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with square box, fan and floral design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.29. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-023.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with dome and pheasant design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.30. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-024.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with barrel and floral design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.47. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-033.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with floral and Oriental fan design and figurative butterfly). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.37. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-030.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with floral and figuratives dog design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.43. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-032.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.



Click the following link to see the parallel webpage - Meriden Silver Plate Co. design catalogues and historical documentation.



1900s

c. 1900 - bowl

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / (possibly ISC) (c. 1900). Bowl. Silver-plated copper. (Accession no. 1957-100-4. Viewed 1 January 2017. A01416.)

c. 1900 - box

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / possibly ISC. (c. 1900). Box (cream container). Silver plate. (Accession no. 61.61.5-2. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02130.)

1900-15 - candlestick holder

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (1900-15). Candlestick holder. Colorless lead glass, silver plate. (Accession no: 95.4.359. Viewed 25 March 2016. B00041.)


1910s

1910 - pair of candlestick holders

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1910). Pair of candlestick holders. Silver plate, stamped. (Accession no. 1995.133.1-2. Viewed 9 April 2016. A00354; A00206.)

  • Photos - Dallas Museum of Art (holder 1, 2).

1910-30 - hairbrush

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1910-30). Hairbrush. Silver plate. [Accession no. JAGA 1421 (permanent collection).] (Viewed 7 June 2017. A02618.)

1910-30 - trinket box

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1910-30). Trinket box. Silver plate. [Accession no. JAGA 1422 (permanent collection).] (Viewed 7 June 2017. A02619.)


1920s

c. 1927 - shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1927). Shaker. Silver plate. (Object ID. 2004.043.014. Viewed 6 July 2018. G02350-52).

c. 1927 - cocktail shaker and lid

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1927). Cocktail shaker and lid. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.104.26a-b. Viewed 30 May 2016. [D00173]

c. 1927-30 - "Vogue" pattern centerpiece with flower holder

Meriden Silver Plate Co / ISC. (c. 1927-30). "Vogue" pattern centerpiece with flower holder. Silverplate and plastic. (Accession no. 1995.19.A-B. Viewed 8 April 2016. B00119.)

1928 - cocktail shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1928). Cocktail shaker. Silver plate, molded catalin. (Accession no. 7059.62a,b.2015. Viewed 12 April 2017. A02152.)

1928 - cocktail shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1928). Cocktail shaker. Silver-plated nickel and Catalin. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA03001; AAA03006).

1928 - water pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1928). Water pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2006.15.1. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00056.)

c. 1928 - pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). Pitcher (modernist). Silver-plate. Promised gift. (Viewed 8 October 2016. AAA00307.)

  • Offline - Indianapolis Museum of Art.

c. 1928 - pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). Pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2008.58.21. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00174.)

c. 1928 - pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). Pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2015.103.1. Viewed 30 May 2016. D00168.)

c. 1928 - water pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed c. 1928). Water pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2002.29.41. Viewed 3 April 2016. B00098.)

c. 1928 - "Vogue" compote

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). "Vogue" compote. Silver plate and plastic. (Accession no. 2007.27.3. Viewed 8 April 2016. B00117.)

c. 1928 - "Vogue" tea service

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). "Vogue" tea service. Silver plate and catalin. (Accession no. 2014.48.2.1-3.A-B. Viewed 8 April 2016. B00118.)

1920s - sugar bowl

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1920s). Sugar bowl. (Object ID no. 1970.059.001ab. Viewed 23 July 2018. E00152-54).



Click the following link to see designs and documentation for other historical silver companies from the Meriden area, and those that were connected to the International Silver Company; go to the historical Meriden design overview page and scroll down to section B: "ISC, predecessors & divisions" and C: "Other featured companies".



n. d.

n. d. - crumber

Meriden Silver Plate Company. (undated). Crumber. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 2018.006.0022. Viewed 14 July 2018. G02691-93).

n. d. - container

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Container. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 2000.7.2115A-B. Viewed 8 July 2018. G02380-82).

n. d. - compote

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Compote. Silver. (Accession no. 2006.44.2902. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00710.)

n. d. - cake basket

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Cake basket. (Accession no. 1973.254. Viewed 24 July 2016. A01101.)

n. d. - moustache cup

Meriden Silver Plate Co. Moustache cup. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. L961.D.103. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02541-42).

n. d. - caster

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Caster. (Accession no. 1973.263a-g. Viewed 24 July 2016. A01102.)

n. d. - water pitcher

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Water pitcher. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. X1988.298.2. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02545-46).

n. d. - candy dish

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Candy dish. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1989.48.11. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02547-48).

n. d. - cocktail shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Cocktail shaker. (Accession no. 1972.573.16. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00500.)

n. d. - trophy

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Rowing trophy for American Rowing Association. (Accession no. 2005.110.2. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00501.)

n. d. - candle holder

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Candle holder. (Accession no. 1954.1601.133. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00499.)

n. d. - tea set

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Tea set (teapot, covered sugar, creamer with lid, waste, creamer, spooner, 6 spoons, burner). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.194.1-13. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-079.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - mug

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Mug (repousse all over). Silver. (Accession no. 1981.28.29. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-114.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - coffee urn with lamp

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Coffee urn with lamp (round, cylinder shape on four tall legs). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.247A-C. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-098.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - inkwell

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Inkwell (round, heavy gadroon trim with floral chasing). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.367. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-143.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - tea caddy

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Tea caddy (or covered jar). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.360. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-142.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - butter dish

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Butter dish. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.326. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-126.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - sugar, creamer, and spooner

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Sugar, creamer, and spooner. Silver. (Accession nos. D1981.28.244.1-3. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-096.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - covered tureen

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Covered tureen (rectangular shape, chased and fluted). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.42A-B. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-158.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - creamer

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Creamer. Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.277. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-108.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - wine bottle cover

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Wine bottle cover. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.400. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-153.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - relish tray

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Relish tray (oval with embossed flowers). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.91. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-170.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


B. Meriden Silver Plate Co. designs in collections - flatware


1860s

c. 1869-98 - ladle

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1869-98). Ladle. Silver, cut glass. (Accession no. 1991.59.2. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-004.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


1880s

c. 1885 - dinner fork

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (patented 1885). Dinner fork. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.71.15. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01611.)


1910s

1912-19 - teaspoon, Cromwell pattern, Fred Harvey restaurants

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (1912-19). Teaspoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2008.49.136. Viewed 25 August 2018. J00100).


1960s

c. 1960 - promotional cutlery

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed c. 1960). Clorox promotional cutlery. Silver plate. (Accession nos. 2004.13.7.1-6. Viewed 8 March 2017. A01709-14.)


n. d.

n. d. - four pieces, flatware

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (n. d.) Two forks, knife and spoon— in display packaging. (Accession nos. 2007.64.790.A-D. Viewed 29 June 2018. A03011).



C. Meriden Silver Plate Co. designs at leading auction houses


1870s

c. 1875 - mirror

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (c. 1875). "A silver-plated looking glass". Silver plate, glass. (Viewed 4 April 2016. B00095.)


late
19th c.

late 19th c. - centerpiece

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Centerpiece. Silver plate, glass. (Viewed 6 April 2016. B00110.)

late 19th c. - figural napkin ring

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Figural napkin ring. Silver plate. (Viewed 4 April 2016. A00317.)

late 19th c. - figural nut bowl

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Figural nut bowl. Silver plate. (Viewed 8 May 2016. D00111.)

late 19th c. - mirror with Japanese-influenced design

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (late 19th century). Mirror with Japanese-influenced design. Silver plate. (Viewed 2 July 2018. G02108).


1920s

c. 1927 - seven-piece refreshment service

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1927). Seven-piece refreshment service. Chrome, wood. (Viewed 6 April 2016. B00111.)

1927 - cocktail shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1927). Cocktail shaker. Silver-plated metal and bakelite. (Viewed 9 April 2016. B00125.)

c. 1927 - Boston lighthouse cocktail shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1927). Cocktail shaker in the form of the Boston lighthouse. Silver plate. (Viewed 6 April 2016. B00109.)

after 1927 - cocktail shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (after 1927). Cocktail shaker in the form of the "Boston Light". Silver plate. (Viewed 4 April 2016. B00097.)


n. d.

n. d. - cocktail shaker

Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (undated). Lighthouse cocktail shaker. Silver plate. (Viewed 22 April 2016. B00135.)

n. d. - rectangular tea tray

Meriden Silver Plate Co. (undated). Rectangular tea tray. (Viewed 8 May 2016. D00112.)


D. Meriden Silver Plate Co. designs in exhibitions


1870s

10 May - 10 November 1876. 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 include Meriden Silver Plate Company]. Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. (Viewed 25 June 2016. A00965-75.)


1880s

1889 - Meriden opera house exhibition

10 October 1889. Exposition at Delavan Opera House, Meriden, on the occasion of the visit of the International American Congress.

> Exhibited Meriden Silver Plate Co., various designs (listed out on documentation page, link below). But actual designs largely unspecified.


1990s

1996 - Dallas Museum of Art exhibition

31 March - 14 July 1996. Hot cars, high fashion, cool stuff: Designs of the 20th century at Dallas Museum of Art. (Viewed 2 August 2018. AAA03380-82.)

> Meriden Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1910). Pair of candlesticks.


2000s

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

  • Included in exhibition: MSPC’s late 19th c. jewelry box. Newark Museum accession no. 73.427. (See listing of object above.)

5 venues: 2005 - 2007. Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design. (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.


2010s

2 venues: 2012-14. Stories in sterling: Four centuries of silver in New York at the New York Historical Society, New York (4 May - 23 September 2012) and the Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, FL (28 January - 20 April 2014). (Viewed 13 April 2017. A02202-04; A02768]

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.)

2 venues: 2017-18. The jazz age: American style in the 1920s at Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York (7 April - 20 August 2017); and Cleveland Museum of Art (30 September 2017 - 14 January 2018). (Viewed 8 April 2017. A02036-39; A02766.)


Footnote:
[1] Meriden Silver Plate Co. was founded in 1869 and became a division of International Silver Company. [See (a) Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver, page 354. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press.] Viewed 16 May 2016. [A00666]



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