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

This compilation focuses on selected designs by Meriden-related Rogers brothers companies and exhibitions including their work. For design catalogues and other historical information concerning these companies, click the link above. For comparable material about other Meriden-related Rogers silver and cutlery companies, see the Rogers section (under "B. ISC, predecessors and divisions") on the Design Meriden overview page.

A. Rogers brothers et al. designs in collections

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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].

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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 & Bro. / Meriden Britannia. (c. 1867-71). Coffee urn. Silver plate, bone, cotton. 16 7/8 x 10 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. Accession no. 1984.0424. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 30 December 2016. [A01403]

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

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

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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


Rogers & Bro. (c. 1898). Pierced and decorated round tray for the U.S.S. Perry. Silver plate. (D) 15 in. Christie’s New York - Maritime including scientific and engineering works of art (20 JUL 2005). Viewed 5 January 2017. [A01436]

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Wm. Rogers. (undated). Oblong trays. Variable dimensions. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (10-11 JUN 2007). Viewed 28 APR 2016. [D00071]

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

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Wm. Rogers. (undated). 7 cocktail forks. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (24 JAN 2010). Viewed 1 January 2017. [A00370]



C. Rogers brothers et al designs in exhibitions

(1 May - 30 October 1893)
World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago. See: (1893). World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893 (Chicago), Official catalogue, Part VIII. [Listed: Rogers & Brother (Waterbury) (p. 28)]. W. B. Conkey Company: Chicago. Courtesy North Central College, Naperville, IL. Viewed 8 January 2017. [A00850; A01460]

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(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.]. 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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This compilation is currently in development. If you know of any Meriden-related Rogers objects in museum collections or comparable, please send your web links to artdesigncafe and we will add them to the growing compilation. The goal is to enable more productive research into Rogers, Smith & Company design and facilitate new discoveries.