Preisner Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions, and historical information [webpage in development]

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A. Preisner Silver Company designs in collections


Info/photo status: = info and photo online
= info online, no photo
= completely offline


1950s

1950 - porringer

Preisner Silver Company. (1950). Porringer. Sterling silver. (Accession no. 2003.59.1. Viewed 27 October 2018. J00219).


1960s

1969 - bowl

Preisner Silver Company. (1969). Bowl. Spun pewter. (Accession no. 2005.158.2. Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA00034-14).

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


1970s

1974 - presentation dish for South Pacific theatrical production

Preisner Silver Company. (1974). Presentation dish for South Pacific theatrical production. (Accession no. 80.85.20. Viewed 27 October 2018. J00220).


B. Preisner Silver Company designs in leading auction houses


20th c.

20th c. - baluster vase

Preisner Silver Co. (20th century). Baluster vase. Sterling silver. (Viewed 27 October 2018. H00405).

20th c. - bowl

Preisner Silver Co. (20th century). Bowl. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00312).


mid-
20th c.

mid-20th c. - footed center bowl with pierced cover

Preisner Silver Co. (mid-20th century). Footed center bowl with pierced cover. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00309).


1990s

c. 1990 - presentation tray

Preisner Silver Co. (c. 1990). Presentation tray. (Viewed 27 October 2018. H00406).


n. d.

n. d. - set of five water goblets

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Set of five water goblets. Sterling silver. (Viewed 27 October 2018. H00403).

n. d. - candy bowl with weighted base

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Candy bowl with weighted base. (Viewed 28 October 2018. H00411).

n. d. - sauce boat and stand

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Sauce boat and stand. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00311).

n. d. - small weighted bud vase

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Small weighted bud vase. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00318).

n. d. - small weighted bud vase

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Small weighted bud vase. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00320).

n. d. - Revere bowl

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Revere bowl. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00319).

n. d. - porringer

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Porringer. (Viewed 28 October 2018. H00410).

n. d. - undertray

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Undertray. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00310).

n. d. - five stemmed win cups

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Five stemmed win cups. (Viewed 28 October 2018. H00409).

n. d. - pair of candelabra

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Pair of candelabra. (Viewed 27 October 2018. H00407).

n. d. - flower bowl

Preisner Silver Co. (undated). Flower bowl. (Viewed 27 October 2018. H00408).



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".




C. Preisner Silver Company in exhibitions


1940s

1941 - display at G. Fox & Co.

8 - 15 February 1941. Connecticut-made week at G. Fox & Co., Hartford.

> Unspecified designs displayed by Preisner Silver Co. (Wallingford)

  • For documentation, see historical information section below.


D. Preisner Silver Company - historical information (by year)


Material status: = online
= link to more info
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1930s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1935-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. (Updated 5 March 2018.)


1940s

1941 - two spotlighted advertisements - display / exhibit at G. Fox & Co., Hartford

G. Fox & Co., Hartford, CT. (February 1941). Advertisement: "Connecticut-made week", Fox’s fifth observance Feb. 8 thru 15th... Preisner Silver Co. (Wallingford)" [with no illustrations]. Hartford Courant. (Viewed 25 October 2018. C00322-23).

  • Offline - 9 February 1941, p. 6; 13 February 1941, p. 3. (see worldcat.org on locations.)


1950s

1956 - news mention

(1 August 1956). Raymond J. Bukowski [... "co-owner of the Preisner Silver Co. ... died today..." ] Hartford Courant, p. 4. (Viewed 28 October 2018. H00412).

  • See worldcat.org for locations.


2000s

2004 - secondary source

Rainwater, Dorothy T.; Fuller, Martin; Fuller, Collette. (2004). "Preisner Silver Company, Wallingford, Connecticut; Manufacturers of sterling silver articles c. 1935 to the present", (p. 187; with illustration of marks, text excerpt in full). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (revised and expanded 5th ed.). Schiffer Publishing: Atglen, PA. (Viewed 27 October 2018. A02944.)