Rogers, Smith & Co. silver design in museums, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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Click the following link to see a quick, historical summary of Rogers, Smith & Co. from 1852 to the acquisition by the International Silver Company. (See second paragraph.)


This compilation focuses on designs by Rogers, Smith & Co. and exhibitions including their work. For design catalogues and other historical information concerning Rogers, Smith & Co., 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.


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A. Rogers, Smith & Co. - designs in museums, etc.

1850s

Spoon

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1856-1899). Spoon. Silver plate. (Accession no. X96.7. Viewed 28 August 2017. G00077.)

Goblet

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (after 1856). Goblet. (Accession no. 1967.57.5. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C09.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Caster set

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1857-62). Caster set. Britannia metal and glass. (Accession no. 1998.1114A-F. Viewed 27 February 2017. A01497.)

Candlestick holders

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1857-77). Candlestick holders. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1974.324A-B. Viewed 11 June 2016. A00773; A00776.)

  • Historical New England organization, Boston (Holder 1, 2).

Thirteen nutpicks

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1857-77). Thirteen nutpicks. (Accession no. 1998.602.1-13. Viewed 11 June 2016. F00027-39.)

Ten butter knives

Possibly Rogers, Smith & Co. (1857-90). Ten butter knives. Silver. (Accession no. 1998.606.1-10. Viewed 25 August 2017. G00044-53.)

Tea service

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. Silverplate on copper and base metal. Viewed 5 October 2016. A01200; AAA00275-78.)

  • Offline - LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA.

Cup

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1859). Cup. Silver. (Accession no. 2006.25.0. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C19.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Pitcher

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1859). Pitcher. Silver. (Accession no. 1981.0988. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01379.)


1860s

Dish

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1860). Dish. (Accession no. 1972.68.3. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C15.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Loving cup

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1862-67). Loving cup. (Accession no. 1973.115.0. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C16.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cup

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1862-76). Cup. Silver electroplate on white metal. (Accession no. 1997.60.3. Viewed 29 March 2017. A01841.)

Syrup pitcher

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1862-77). Syrup pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. 56985. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01375.)

Teapot

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1862-77). Teapot. Silver plate. (Accession no. 56985. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01376.)

Cake basket

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1862-77). Cake basket. Silver plate. (Accession no. 121578. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01377.)

Jug

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1862-77). Jug. (Accession no. 1949.13.7. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C08.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Bowl

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1862-77). Bowl. (Accession no. 1967.100.0. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C11.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Goblet

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1862-77). Goblet. (Accession no. 1967.105.0. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C12.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cake basket

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1862-77). Cake Basket. (Accession no. 1969.63.2. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C13.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Dish

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1862-77). Dish. (Accession no. 1969.63.43. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C14.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Goblets

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (1862-77). Goblets. (Accession no. 1967.99.0.1-.2. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C10.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Dish

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (Patented 1869). Dish. (Accession no. 1984.72.214a-d. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C17.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


1870s

Tilting ice pitcher

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1870-78). Tilting ice pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession No: 1991-83-1a-c. Viewed 22 March 2016. B00022.)

Pickle jar

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1870-90). Pickle jar. (See signatures: Metal holder stamped "Rogers, Smith & Co., Meriden, Conn."). Pressed purple marble glass, metal. (Accession no. 46.140.768a–d. Viewed 22 March 2017. AAA01766.)

Coffeepot

Rogers, Smith & Co. / Meriden Britannia. (c. 1871). Coffeepot. Silverplate, ivory. (Accession no. 1988.83. Viewed 29 March 2016. B00057.)

Teapot

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1875). Teapot. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1986.56. Viewed 22 March 2017. AAA01765.)

Egg cooker

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1875). Egg cooker. Silver plate. (Accession no. 162289. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01394.)

Coffee and tea set

Rogers, Smith & Co. (1875-80). Coffee and tea set. Silver plate. (Accession nos. 1969.696.1-5. Viewed 28 August 2017. G00070-74.)

Tea and coffee service

Rogers, Smith and Co. (1878). Tea and coffee service. Silver. (Accession nos. 1979.504a-f. Viewed 18 March 2016. B00001; B00003-07.)


1880s

Card receiver

Rogers, Smith and Co. (c. 1880). Card receiver. Electroplated nickel silver, gilt. (Accession no: 1984.67. Viewed 22 March 2016. B00032.)

Mug

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1880). Mug. (Accession no. 1956.790. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01807.)

Trophy

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1887). Palladium Cup trophy. Metal. (Accession no. 1957.291. Viewed 28 April 2016. D00078.)


late
19th c.

Napkin ring

Rogers, Smith and Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (floral design, mounted on wheels and pulled by a figurative goat). (Accession no. 1996.81.28. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-022.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Napkin ring

Rogers, Smith and Co. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (floral design, with figurative eagle with outstretched wings). (Accession no. 1996.81.31. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-025.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


1900s

Cup

Rogers, Smith & Co. / International Silver Company. (1900-20). Cup (with embossed flowers and leaf design). Silver plate. (Accession no. 46.663. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02115.)


n. d.

Cruet set

Rogers, Smith & Co. (undated). Cruet set. Silver and glass. (Accession no. 1980.9.1-.5. Viewed 27 February 2017. A01498.)

Tray

Rogers, Smith & Co. (undated). Two-handled, oval tray (with engraved leaf design). (Accession no. 63.47.1. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02132.)

Coffee pot

Rogers, Smith, & Co. (undated). Coffee pot. Silver. (Accession no. 2002.159.0. Viewed 15 April 2017. AAA00591-C18.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Butter dish

Rogers, Smith and Co. (undated). Butter dish (with dome and swan finial). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.295. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-117.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Creamer

Rogers, Smith and Co. (undated). Creamer (on four high legs with engraved flowers). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.280. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-109.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Teapot

Rogers, Smith and Co. (undated). Teapot (finial, masks at legs). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.201. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-083.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.


B. Rogers, Smith & Co. designs at auction

1870s

Coffee pot and pair of goblets

Rogers, Smith & Co. (c. 1870). Coffee pot and pair of goblets from the Mississippi steamer Robert E. Lee. Silver plate. (Viewed 5 January 2017. A01437.)


late
19th c.

Jug

Rogers, Smith & Co. (late 19th century). Jug. Pewter, formerly silverplated. (Viewed 5 January 2017. A01438.)


n. d.

Sugar urn with cover

Rogers, Smith & Co. (undated). Sugar urn with cover. (Viewed 5 January 2017. A01439.)

Circular tray

Rogers, Smith & Co. (undated). Circular tray. (Viewed 5 January 2017. A01440.)

Cake basket

Rogers, Smith & Co. (undated). Circular cake basket with grape border and swing handle, and oval basket. (Viewed 5 January 2017. A01441.)

Pair of napkin rings

Rogers, Smith & Co. (undated). Pair of late 19th / early 20th Century novelty napkin rings. (Viewed 2 January 2017. A01430.)


C. Rogers, Smith & Co. designs in exhibitions

1860s

1867 (specific dates unknown). The American Institute Fair, New York.

See: (1868). Annual report of the American Institute, of the City of New York, for the year 1867-68. (Viewed 28 May 2017. A02565-67.)

> "Rogers, Smith & Co., George H. Kitchen & Co., agents, 591 Broadway, for plated ware. Third medal and a diploma", (p. 32, source above).


2010s

15 January - 5 July 2015. Egyptian Revival: An everlasting allure at SFO Museum, San Francisco. (Viewed 18 March 2016. A00116.)



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