Rogers & Brother designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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Rogers & Brother was established in 1858. The company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898.


A. Rogers & Brother designs in collections (by year)


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1860s

1860-75 - nutpicks

Presumably Rogers & Brother. (1860-75). Six nutpicks. Silver plate. (Accession nos. 1974.321A-F. Viewed 11 June 2016. F00021-26.)

  • Historic New England organization, Boston (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

c. 1867-71 - coffee urn

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

c. 1869 - vase

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1869). Vase (with bees and Egyptian figure). (Accession no. 49.945. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02116.)


1870s

c. 1871 - dinner fork

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1871). Dinner fork. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.19.7. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01650.)

c. 1878 - dinner fork, Lorne pattern

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1878). Dinner fork, Lorne pattern. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.112.8. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01632.)

1879 - teaspoon

Henry W. Hirschfield / Rogers & Brother. (1879). Teaspoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. 54.359.1. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02013.)


1880s

c. 1880 - tablespoon

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1880). Tablespoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. 48.371.11. Viewed 6 June 2017. A02609.)

c. 1885 - gravy ladle, Crown pattern

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1885). Gravy ladle, Crown pattern. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.113.4. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01639.)

c. 1886 - fork, Assyrian Head pattern

Rogers & Brother. (patented 1886). Fork, Assyrian Head pattern. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.104.4. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01627.)

1887 - silverware flatware display

Rogers & Brother. (1887). Silverware flatware display. Silver plate and paper. (Accession no. 96.42.2. Viewed 30 August 2017. G00090.)



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1890s

c. 1891 - dinner fork, Siren pattern

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1891). Dinner fork, Siren pattern. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.112.9. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01633.)

c. 1892 - six salad forks, Savoy pattern

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1892). Six salad forks, Savoy pattern. Silver plate. (Accession nos. X71.75.2-7. Viewed 1 September 2017. G00131-36.)

c. 1893 - tablespoon

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1893). Tablespoon. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.156.12. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01642.)

c. 1897 - sugar tongs

Rogers & Brother. (patented 1897). Sugar tongs. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 1989.71.17. Viewed 6 March 2017. A01662.)

c. 1897 - dinner fork

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1897). Dinner fork. [Stamp indicates "Rogers & Brother".] Silver plate. (Accession no. 88.156.8. Viewed 5 March 2017. A01641.)

c. 1898 - coffee spoon, New Century pattern

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1898). Coffee spoon, New Century pattern. Silver plate, gold wash bowl. (Accession no. 1990.141.22. Viewed 6 March 2017. A01666.)



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



1900s

1905 - ladle, Tudor pattern

Rogers & Brother / ISC. (1905). Ladle, Tudor pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. 94.43.3. Viewed 6 May 2017. [A02233.)

c. 1909 - spoon, possibly Lily-of-the-Valley pattern

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1909). Spoon, possibly Lily-of-the-Valley pattern. Silver plate. (Accession no. X71.73.1. Viewed 30 August 2017. G00087.)

c. 1909 - infant food pusher

Rogers & Brother / ISC. (c. 1909). Infant food pusher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2000.80.9. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02232.)

after 1909 - butter knife

Rogers & Brother / ISC. (after 1909). Butter knife. (Accession no. 1989.64.2. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01808.)



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



1920s

1922 - medal

Rogers & Brother / ISC. (1922). Rogers Bros. 75th anniversary medal. Bronze. (D) 1 3/8 in. (Accession no. 1993.175.65. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C27.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT.

c. 1923 - dinner fork

Rogers & Brother / ISC. (c. 1923). Dinner fork. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1990.141.11. Viewed 6 March 2017. A01683.)


n. d.

19th c. - five forks

Rogers & Brother. (19th century). Five forks. Silver. (Accessions nos. X71.72.10-14. Viewed 5 September 2017. G00185-89.)

  • Photos - Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT (fork 1; 2; 3; 4; 5).

19th c. - six tablespoons

Rogers & Brother. (19th century). Six tablespoons. (Accession nos. X71.72.15-20. Viewed 5 September 2017. G00190-95.)

19th c. - six teaspoons

Rogers & Brother. (19th century). Six teaspoons. Silver. [Accession nos. X71.72.3-7. (Apparently five teaspoons have webpages.) Viewed 5 September 2017. G00178-82.)

19th c. - sugar spoon

Rogers & Brother. (19th century). Sugar spoon. (Accession no. X71.72.8. Viewed 5 September 2017. G00183.)

19th c. - butter knife

Rogers & Brother (19th century). Butter knife. (Accession no. X71.72.9. Viewed 5 September 2017. G00184.)

19th c. - serving spoon

Rogers & Brother. (19th century). Serving spoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. X71.88. Viewed 1 September 2017. G00137.)

n. d. - fruit knife

Rogers & Brother. (undated). Fruit knife. Silver. (Accession no. 88.8. Viewed 1 September 2017. G00139.)

n. d. - mug

[Presumably] Rogers & Brother. (undated). Mug. (Accession no. 1986.1229. Viewed 28 February 2017. A01500.)

n. d. - spoon

Rogers & Brother. (undated). Spoon. (ID# wash164. Viewed 14 May 2017. A02435.)

n. d. - six teaspoons

Rogers & Brother. (undated). Six teaspoons. Silver plate. (Accession nos. X71.74.2-7. Viewed 2 September 2017. G00111-17.)

n. d. - punch ladle

Rogers & Brother. (undated). Punch ladle. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1964.9. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01805.)

n. d. - two coffee spoons

Rogers & Brother. (undated). Two coffee spoons. (Accession no. 1989.105.173 & 174. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01809-10.)

n. d. - teaspoons

Possibly Rogers & Brother. (undated). Pair of teaspoons. (Accession no. I-18. Viewed 11 April 2017. A02143.)

n. d. - seven knives

Probably Rogers & Brother. (undated). Seven knives. Silver plate. [Accession nos. D1981.28.353.1-7. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-133(-139).]

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - butter knife

Probably Rogers and Brother. (undated). Butter knife. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.437.13. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-160.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


B. Rogers & Brother designs at auction

1890s

c. 1898 - tray

Rogers & Brother. (c. 1898). Pierced and decorated round tray for the U.S.S. Perry. Silver plate. (Viewed 5 January 2017. A01436.)


C. Rogers & Brother designs in exhibitions

1890s

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



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