R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Brothers Silver Company / Wallace Silversmiths designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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A. R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs in collections - hollowware[1]

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R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1871-97). Cake basket. Silver. 2 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. Object no. INV.14058. New York Historical Society, New York. Viewed 9 April 2017. [A02052]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1880-1900). Serving dish. Silver. (H) 1 x (D) 10 in. Accession no. 2012.26. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00232]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons / Wallace Silversmiths. (1908). Cup. Silverplate. Newark Museum, NJ— offline. Viewed 12 November 2016. [AAA00426-09]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1920). Bread tray. Silver. 2 x 11 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. Accession no. 2002.29.130. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00214]

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Wallace Brothers Silver Company. (1922). The Alfred Johnson Skate Company Trophy. Object no. 34321. McCord Museum, Montréal / New Brunswick Museum, Canada. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00049]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Bros. Silver Co. (c. 1922). Trophy, loving cup, three handles. (Search the collection). Accession no. 62.101.20. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH. Viewed 14 April 2017. [A02180]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers Silver Company. (1927). International outdoor speed skating championship trophy. 16.5 cm high. Object no. 34328. McCord Museum, Montréal / New Brunswick Museum, Canada. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00050]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1928). Sandwich tray. Silver. (H) 1 1/2 x (D) 10 in. Accession no. 2002.29.129. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00231]

r. wallace and sons

Percy B. Bell for R. Wallace and Sons. (designed 1929). "Rhythm" compote. Silver. (H) 5 1/2 x (D) 6 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.131. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00239]

r. wallace and sons

Percy B. Bell for R. Wallace and Sons. (designed 1929). "Rhythm" series (coffeepot; teapot; creamer; sugar bowl; waste bowl; tray). Silver, plastic. Variable dimension. Accession no. 2002.29.36.1-6. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00240-45]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea bell. Silver and catalin. (H) 3 x (D) 1 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.126. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00233]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea bell. Silver and catalin. (H) 3 3/4 x (D) 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.127. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00234]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea bell. Silver and catalin. (H) 2 1/2 x (D) 1 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.33. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00235]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea strainer and drip. Silver and catalin. 2 1/4 x 5 x 3 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.34.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00236]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea strainer and drip. Silver and catalin. 2 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.35.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00237]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Tea strainer and drip. Silver and catalin. 2 1/4 x 6 x 3 in. Accession no. 2002.29.128.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00238]

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R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths. (1925-30). Pair of salt dishes. Silver, plastic; (H) 1.25 x (W) 2 x (D) x 2 in. Accession no. 2014.39.1-2. Newark Museum, NJ. (Online but search collection.) Viewed 12 November 2016. [AAA00426-08]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1929). Salt cellar. Silver, catalin. 15 x 2 x 2 in. Accession no. 2014.57.1.2. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00230]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1929). Salt cellar. Silver, catalin. 1 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. Accession no. 2014.57.1.1. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00229]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Salt shaker. Silver and catalin. (H) 4 x (D) 2 5/8 in. Accession no. 2002.29.125.1.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00228]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Salt shaker. Silver and catalin. 4 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. Accession no. 2002.29.32.1.A-B Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00227]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Pepper shaker. Silver and catalin. 4 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. Accession no. 2002.29.32.2.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00226]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (designed c. 1929). Mayonnaise dish. Silver and catalin. (H) 3 1/2 x (D) 4 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.124. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [A00225]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1929). Napkin ring. Sterling silver; (H) 3/4 in. x (L) 2 3/4 in. Accession no. 2000.80.8. Museum of the City of New York. Viewed 8 April 2017. [A01965]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (designed c. 1929). Pepper shaker. Silver and catalin. (H) 4 x (D) 2 5/8 in. Accession no. 2002.29.125.2.A-B. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00220]

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John Vassos for R. Wallace & Sons. (1934 or later). Five-piece coffee and tea service, Ultra pattern (coffeepot; teapot; sugar bowl; creamer; oval tray). Silver plate. Accession no. 1989.0700.07-11. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 30 December 2016. [A01382-86]

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John Vassos for R. Wallace & Sons. (1934 or later). "Ultra" pattern serving bowl. Silver plate. 4 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. Accession no. 1989.0700. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 30 December 2016. [A01387]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (designed c. 1935). "Classic Modern" pitcher. Silverplate. (H) 8 1/2 x (L) 10 x (W) 5 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.169. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00218]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1935). Classic Modern coffeepot. Silverplate; 8 x 4 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Accession no. 2013.102. High Museum of Art, Atlanta - offline. Viewed 23 September 2016. [AAA00200-08]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (1900-40). Bowl. Sterling silver. 3 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. Accession no. TD1993.23.2. Wolfsonian FIU, Miami Beach. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00060]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). Candy dish. Silverplate. 2 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.241. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00215]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). Candy dish from the "Color-Clad" line. Enameled silverplate. 2 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.235. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00217]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). "Modernique" compote. Silver. (H) 3 x (D) 6 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.200. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00219]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (after 1945). Candy dish from the "Color-Clad" line. Enameled silverplate. 2 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.234. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00216]

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R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths. (designed c. 1963). Bowl. Silverplate with applied color. Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.13. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 31 March 2016. [A00213]

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Wallace Silversmiths. (c. 1963). Bowl (from "Color-Clad" line). Silverplated white metal with blue enamel. 2 x 12 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. Accession no. 1993.49.1. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 27 March 2017. [A01815]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers. (undated). Nut picks. (Search collection online.) Accession no. 1954.1601.2797. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 April 2016. [D00079]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Bros. Silver Co. (undated). Four candlesticks. (Search collection online.) Accession nos. 1989.105.184-87. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 27 March 2017. [A01819-22]

wallace brothers silver company

R. Wallace and Sons. (undated). Covered vegetable dish (oval shape, applied leaf and beaded edge). Silver plate; (W) 11.75 x (D) 8.125 in. Accession no. D1981.28.28A-B. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 14 August 2016. [AAA00053-113]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers. (undated). Trophy. (http://mobius.mysticseaport.org/main.php?module=objects" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"Search collection online.) Accession no. 1995.24.4. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 April 2016. [D00080]

wallace brothers silver company

Wallace Brothers. (undated). Five nut picks. (http://mobius.mysticseaport.org/main.php?module=objects" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"Search collection online.) Accession no. 1954.1601.2797. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 27 March 2017. [A01811]

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Wallace Silversmiths. (undated). Trophy. Silver plate. 12 1/8 X 6 1/2 diameter. Accession no. XX1990.137.2. Wolfsonian FIU, Miami Beach. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00062]



B. R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs in collections - flatware


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R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1885). Dinner knife. Silver plate. 9 1/4 x 7/8 x 7 1/16 in. Accession no. 1989.19.1. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 5 March 2017. [A01622]

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R. Wallace & Sons Fanufacturing Company. (c. 1880-90). Ice cream slice. Silver and gilt. Accession no. 2009.12.7. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 8 March 2017. [A01725]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace and Sons [Manufacturing Company]. (1891). Cold meat fork, "Lucerne" pattern. Molded sterling silver. (L) 8 1/4 in. Accession no. 1999.90.130. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 16 July 2016. [AAA00034-15]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1895). Dessert spoon. Silver plate. 7 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. Accession no. 1989.19.6. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 5 March 2017. [A01649]

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R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (c. 1900). Souvenir spoon, "Birmingham". Silver. 1 x 1 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. Accession no. 1992.287.13. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 8 March 2017. [A01727]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (1890-1910). Sterling silver souvenir spoon. Accession no. 75.298. Newark Museum, NJ. Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-30]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (1895-1910). Sterling silver souvenir spoon. Accession no. 75.295. Newark Museum, NJ. Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-29]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (1900-15). Silver souvenir teaspoon. Accession no. 75.277. Newark Museum, NJ. Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-28]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (1909). Sugar tongs. Sterling silver. (L) 3 1/4 in. Accession no. 98.168.40. Museum of the City of New York. Viewed 8 April 2017. [A02008]

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R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (c. 1911). Six bouillion spoons, "Washington" pattern. Silver. Each: 5 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in. Object no. INV.14276a-f. New York Historical Society, New York. Viewed 9 April 2017. [ A02048]

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R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (c. 1913). Eight cream soup spoons. Silver. Each: 6 7/8 x 2 x 1 in. Object no. INV.14537a-h. New York Historical Society, New York. Viewed 9 April 2017. [A02084]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (1916). Souvenir teaspoon. Silver plate. Accession no. 76.346. Newark Museum, NJ. Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-33]

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R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths. (1916). Teaspoon (souvenir spoon). Accession no. 39.481. Newark Museum, NJ— offline. Viewed 12 November 2016. [AAA00426-14]

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R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths. (1916). Three teaspoons (to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Newark). Accession no. 64.88A-C. Newark Museum, NJ— offline. Viewed 12 November 2016. [AAA00426-19]

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R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (designed 1918). "Rheims" pattern knife, fork, salad fork, spoon. Sterling silver, stainless steel. Accession nos. 1998.168.1-4. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 8 March 2017. [A01736-39]

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William S. Warren for R. Wallace & Sons. (1934). "Rose Point" pattern spoon. Sterling silver. 3/4 × 1 1/4 × 6 in. Accession no. 1952.114. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 15 April 2017. [A02223]

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William S. Warren for R. Wallace & Sons. (1935). "Sir Christopher" pattern spoon. Sterling silver. 5/8 × 1 1/4 × 5 7/8 in. Accession no. 1952.115. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 15 April 2017. [A02224]

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William S. Warren for R. Wallace & Sons. (introduced 1935). Dessert Fork, “Vogue” pattern. Silver plate. Accession no. 2009.37.1. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 31 March 2017. [A01861]

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William S. Warren for R. Wallace & Sons. (1937). "Stradivari" pattern spoon. Sterling silver. 7/8 × 1 1/4 × 5 7/8 in. Accession no. 1952.116. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 15 April 2017. [A02225]

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Wallace Brothers Silver Company. (1939). Souvenir spoon from the New York World’s Fair. Enamel; 6 1/4 X 1 3/8 X 3/4 in. Accession no. 86.9.7. Wolfsonian FIU, Miami Beach, FL. Viewed 6 April 2017. [A01953]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (1939). Commemorative spoon (for 1939 World’s Fair, New York). Sterling silver. (L) 6 in. Accession no. 2000.80.3. Museum of the City of New York. Viewed 8 April 2017. [A02019]

wallace brothers silver company

William S. Warren for R. Wallace & Sons. (1941). "Grand Baroque" pattern spoon. Sterling silver. 3/4 × 1 1/4 × 5 7/8 in. Accession no. 1952.117. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 15 April 2017. [A02221]

wallace brothers silver company

William S. Warren for R. Wallace & Sons. (1942). "Grand Colonial" pattern spoon. Sterling silver. 3/4 × 1 1/4 × 6 in. Accession no. 1952.118. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 15 April 2017. [A02222]

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Raymond Loewy for Wallace Silversmiths. (1957-62). Flatware set. Silver, steel. Accession no. 2000.21.2.1-6. Newark Museum, NJ. (Online but search collection.) Viewed 12 November 2016. [AAA00426-02]



C. R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs at auction

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1876). Water pitcher. Silver. (H) 10 3/4 in. Christie’s New York - Living with art (29-30 MAR 2016). Viewed 4 April 2016. [A00321]

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Wallace Silversmiths. (late 19th century). Engraved trophy bowl. Silver. Christie’s New York - Christie’s Interiors (9-10 FEB 2009). Viewed 6 May 2016. [B00190]

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R. Wallace & Sons and Meriden Britannia. (19th-20th century). Shellform dish, reticulated cake stand. Variable dimensions. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor including Jewellery (28-29 SEP 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00360]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1900). Silver floral and fruit-decorated berry bowl. (H) 3 1/4i n; (D) 13 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Period art and design (9-10 NOV 2014). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00365]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (late 19th / 20th century). Bridal basket. Silver. 21 in. Christie’s New York - Two Distinguished American Collections: The Estate of the Hon. Noreen Drexel, Newport, R.I., The Estate of Van Cliburn, Fort Worth, TX (4-5 MAR 2014). Viewed 8 April 2016. [A00322]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (c. 1900). Stamp case. Silver. Christie’s London - The Paris Collection of Stamp Boxes (10 DEC 2002). Viewed 9 April 2016. [D00026]

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Meriden Britannia Company and R. Wallace and Sons. (late 19th & 20th century). Serving dishes. Silver. Variable dimensions. Christie’s New York - Christie’s Interiors (24-25 JUN 2010). Viewed 9 April 2016. [D00015]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (early 20th century). A set of twenty-two American sterling silver sherberts. (H) 4 3/4 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Art + Decor (14 DEC 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00361]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1900-1925). Basket. Silver. (L) 12 in. Christie’s London - Selected silver and plate (1 DEC 2004). Viewed 8 April 2016. [A00323]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace for Gimbel Brothers. (c. 1923). Four-piece silver service and dinner plate (for S.S. Leviathan). Silver-plate. Variable dimensions. Christie’s New York - The Wayne LaPoe Collection of Oceanliner Memorabilia and Art (16 JUN 2004). Viewed 7 April 2016. [D00013]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (20th century). Oval tray. (W) 20 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor (22 MAR 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00364]

r. wallace and sons

R. Wallace & Sons. (20th century). An assembled group of American sterling silver drinkware. (H) water pitcher: 8 1/4 in.; (H) goblets: 6 3/4 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor including Jewellery (28-29 SEP 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00363]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (20th century). Shallow bowl. Silver. (D) 11 in. Christie’s New York - Interiors (23-24 JUN 2015). Viewed 6 May 2016. [B00191]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (mid-20th century). Seven goblets. (H) 6 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor including Jewellery (28-29 SEP 2015). Viewed 13 April 2016. [A00362]

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R. Wallace and Sons. (undated). Nut dish. Sterling silver; (D) 6 in. Accession no. 1978.131.45. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 12 August 2016. [AAA00053-003]

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R. Wallace & Sons. (undated). Pair of metalware flower vases. (H) 13 1/4 in. Christie’s London - Silver and plate (12 DEC 2006). Viewed 6 April 2016. [D00003]

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R. Wallace & Sons and International Silver Company. (undated). Part tea and coffee service. Christie’s New York - The house sale (1-3 OCT 2007). Viewed 6 April 2016. [D00004]



D. R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths designs in exhibitions

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

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(18 November 2016 - 12 November 2017)
Shaken, stirred, styled: The art of the cocktail at Dallas Museum of Art. [Includes R. Wallace & Sons’ c. 1928 rooster-shaped design.] Updated 2 December 2016. [AAA000155-56; AAA00542-43]

r. wallace and sons

(5 venues: 2005 - 2007).
Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design. Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno; Dallas Museum of Art (see photos of the exhibition); The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach, FL; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN. Viewed 21 March 2016. [A00140]

r. wallace and sons

(5 FEB 1994 - 13 MAR 1995).
Back in style: Selections from the McFaddin-Ward House Reserve Collection at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. (Link to exhibition catalogue above). (see page 80). Viewed 15 February 2017. [AAA00570-76]

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(17 January - 2 March 1975; 16 March - 20 April 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; second viewing at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Exhibition catalogue courtesy American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN. Viewed 17 October 2016. [AAA00361]

wallace silversmiths

(22 November - 26 December 1971)
Art Nouveau at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Viewed 13 April 2017. [A02200-01; AAA00590]

r. wallace and sons

(7-8 venues: 1959-1960)
20th Century Design: U.S.A. at Cleveland Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dayton Art Institute, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Portland Art Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, and the San Francisco Museum of Art (1959-60, exhibition dates unknown). Organized by the Albright Art Gallery of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. Viewed 27 August 2016. [A01156]

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(1937).
Contemporary industrial and handwrought silver. Brooklyn Museum, New York. (Exhibition catalogue link above, courtesy University of Wisconsin. Viewed 25 August 2016. [AAA00094]

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(11 April - 23 May 1937).
Silver: An exhibition of contemporary American design by manufacturers, designers and craftsmen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (11 April - 23 May 1937). (exhibition catalogue link above, courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art. Viewed 25 August 2016. [AAA00096]

r. wallace and sons

(1930-31)
International exhibition of contemporary metalwork and cotton textiles, organized by the American Federation of Arts, Washington, DC. 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). See catalogue (direct to pdf). Courtesy Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 31 March 2017. [A01871-76]



Footnote:
[1] The three Wallingford companies, R. Wallace & Sons (1871-1956) / Wallace Brothers Silver Company (1956-1984) / Wallace Silversmiths (founded 1875), and described operating in the time periods as such in: Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver, page 379. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press.) Viewed 16 May 2016. [A00668]



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