Rogers brothers et al. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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Rogers brothers et al. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

A. Rogers brothers et al. designs in collections

rogers, smith & company

Rogers Brothers / Meriden Britannia Company. (1845-60). Plate. Pewter. 1 x 10 1/4 in. Accession no. 1922.92. New York Historical Society. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00492].

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1858-61). Tea Service (tea urn, tea pot, sugar bowl, cream pitcher, and waste bowl). Accession no. 91.9.1-5. LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA - offline. Silverplate on copper and spleter base metal. Viewed 5 October 2016. [A01200; AAA00275-78]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1857-77). Candlesticks (1, 2). Silver-plate. (H) 9 in. x (D) 5 in. Accession no. 1974.324A-B. Historical New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 11 June 2016. [A00773; A00776]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1857-77). Thirteen nutpicks. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13). Accession no. 1998.602.1-13. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 11 June 2016. [F00027-39]

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Rogers Bros. (1860-75). Six nutpicks (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). Silver-plate. Accession nos. 1974.321A-F. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 11 June 2016. [F00021-26]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers Smith & Company. (1870-78). Tilting ice pitcher. Silver plate. Various dimensions. Accession No: 1991-83-1a-c. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Viewed 22 March 2016. [B00022]

rogers, smith & company

Meriden Britannia Company / Rogers, Smith & Company. (c. 1871). Coffeepot. Silverplate, ivory. Overall: 11 x 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. Accession no. 1988.83. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 29 March 2016. [B00057]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (1878). Coffee pot, part of tea and coffee service. Silver. 10 1/2 in. (height). Accession no: 1979.504a. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 15 March 2016. [B00001]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (1878). Teapot, part of tea and coffee Service. Silver. 8 1/4 in. (height). Accession no: 1979.504b. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 18 March 2016. [B00003]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (1878). Hot water kettle, part of tea and coffee set. Silver. 8 1/4 in. (height). Accession no: 1979.504c. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 18 March 2016. [B00004]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (1878). Sugar basin, part of tea and coffee service. Silver. 7 1/4 in. (height). Accession no: 1979.504d. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 18 March 2016. [B00005]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (1878). Cream pot, part of tea and coffee service. Silver. 6 in. (height). Accession no: 1979.504e. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 18 March 2016. [B00006]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (1878). Waste bowl, part of tea and coffee service. Silver. 4 in. (height). Accession no: 1979.504f. The Art Institute of Chicago. Viewed 18 March 2016. [B00007]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (c. 1880). Card receiver. Electroplated nickel silver, gilt. 6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. Accession no: 1984.67. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 22 March 2016. [B00032]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1887). Palladium Cup trophy. Metal. 24 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 14 in. Accession no. 1957.291. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 April 2016. [D00078]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (floral design, mounted on wheels and pulled by a figurative goat). (H) 3 x (W) 4.75 x (D) 2.375 in. Accession no. 1996.81.28. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 13 August 2016. [AAA00053-022]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (floral design, with figurative eagle with outstretched wings). (H) 4 x (W) 4.25 x (D) 2.25 in. Accession no. 1996.81.31. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 13 August 2016. [AAA00053-025]

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1847 Rogers Brothers Division. (after 1945). "Flair" bonbon dish. Silverplate. 1 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. Accession no. 2002.29.214. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 27 April 2016. [A00460]

1847 rogers brothers

1847 Rogers Brothers Division. (after 1945). "Flair" candelabrum (1; 2). Silverplate and bamboo. Each: 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. Accession no. 2002.29.216.1-2. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 27 April 2016. [A00461-62]

1847 rogers brothers

1847 Rogers Brothers Division / International Silver Company. (designed 1954). "Flair" series designs (coffeepot; creamer; sugar bowl; roll tray; tray). Silverplate, plastic. Variable dimensions. Accession no. 2002.29.215.1-2; 2002.29.215.3.A-B; 2002.29.221; 2002.29.237. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 1 April 2016. [B0081-85]

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Rogers, Smith and Company. (undated). Butter dish (with dome and swan finial). Silver; (H) 6.25 x (D) 5.875 in. Accession no. D1981.28.295. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 14 August 2016. [AAA00053-117]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (undated). Creamer (on four high legs with engraved flowers). Silver; (H) 6.25 x (W) 6.50 x (D) 4.25 in. Accession no. D1981.28.280. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 14 August 2016. [AAA00053-109]

rogers, smith & company

Rogers, Smith and Company. (undated). Teapot (finial, masks at legs). Silver; (H) 7.625 x (W) 10.125 x (D) 6.0 in. Accession no. D1981.28.201. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 14 August 2016. [AAA00053-083]


William Rogers Manufacturing Co. (undated). Tray (with loop handles, oval shape, gadroon edge, chased center). Silver plate. (W) 24 x (D) 15.5 in. Accession no. D1981.28.110. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 14 August 2016. [AAA00053-052]


William Rogers Manufacturing Co. (undated). Bird knife holder and 6 knives. Silver plate. Accession no. D1981.28.381.1-7. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 13 August 2016. [AAA00053-146]


William Rogers Manufacturing Co. (undated). Six cordials. Sterling silver; (H) 3.75 in. Accession no. D1981.28.382.1-6. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 13 August 2016. [AAA00053-147]


William Rogers Manufacturing Co. (undated). Teapot (with band of fruit at neck). Silver; (H) 7.0 x (W) 9.50 x (D) 5.25 in. Accession no. D1981.28.243. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 13 August 2016. [AAA00053-095]


William Rogers Manufacturing Co. (undated). Tray (oval with handles, applied floral rim). Silver plate; (W) 24.5 x (D) 15.25 in. Accession no. D1981.28.157. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 13 August 2016. [AAA00053-067]


William Rogers Manufacturing Co. (undated). Coffee pot (Avon pattern). Silver; (H) 9.5 in. Accession no. D1981.28.38. Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC - offline. Viewed 13 August 2016. [AAA00053-145]

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Rogers Bros. (undated). Trophy. Accession no. 1961.782. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 APR 2016. [D00070]

rogers brothers

Rogers Bros. (undated). Vase. Accession no. 1980.129.9. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00493]

rogers brothers

Rogers Bros. (undated). Trophy: cup. Silver-plate. Accession no. 1972.573.42. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00504]



B. Rogers brothers et al designs at auction

1847 rogers brothers

1847 Rogers Bros and Wm. Rogers. (undated). Circular tray, oval centerpiece, oblong trays, Anniversary pattern flatware set (115 pieces). Variable dimensions. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (10-11 JUN 2007). Viewed 28 APR 2016. [D00071]

1847 rogers brothers

1847 Rogers Bros and Wm. Rogers. (undated). Set porringer and plate, sandwich tray, and platters. Variable dimensions. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (15-16 APR 2007). Viewed 28 APR 2016. [D00072]



C. Rogers brothers et al designs in exhibitions

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(15 JAN 15 - 5 JUL 15)
Egyptian Revival: An everlasting allure. SFO Museum, San Francisco. [A00116]

1847 rogers brothers

(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]

1847 rogers brothers

(18 FEB - 29 OCT 1939; 25 MAY - 29 SEP 1940).
Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, CA. [See Jewel Stern’s Modernism in American Silver (2005), pp. 171-74.] Viewed 24 September 2016. [A01199]

1847 rogers brothers

(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 including C. Rogers & Bros.; 1847 Rogers Bros.]. 380 pp. Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. Courtesy University of Connecticut Libraries. Viewed 25 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: C. Rogers & Co. (p. 31). 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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