Standard Silver Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions


This company is understood to have been formed in November 1894. At this developing research juncture, it is not clear in what year the Standard Silver Co. became officially part of the International Silver Co. of Canada, with the International Silver Co. headquartered in Meriden, Conn., USA. At this juncture the year is understood to be c. 1912. For a discussion about this dating matter, see the parallel Standard Silver Co. design catalogues and historical information webpage.



A. Standard Silver Co. designs in collections (by year)


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= completely offline


1890s

19th c. - water pitcher and cup

Standard Silver Co. (19th century). Water pitcher and cup. (Accession no. n.2001.921.1-4. Viewed 4 February 2021. J01069).

1894-1912 - pickle caster

Standard Silver Co. (1894-1912). Pickle caster. (Accession no. 84.15.1 A-D. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00716).

1894-1920 - bread tray

Standard Silver Co. (1894-1920). Bread tray. (Accession no. 62-112. Viewed 20 October 2020. J00917).

c. 1890s - teaspoon

Standard Silver Co. (c. 1890s). Teaspoon. (Cat. no. 43.5. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00704).

1895-1925 - centerpiece

Standard Silver Co. (1895-1925). Centerpiece. (Accession no. 79-400. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00713).

1895-1925 - bottle cooler

Standard Silver Co. (1895-1925). Bottle cooler. (Accession no. 85-9. Viewed 11 September 2020. J00721).

1895-1925 - warming dish and lid

Standard Silver Co. / Monarch Silver Co. (presumably brand or division of SSC). (1895-1925). Warming dish and lid. (Accession no. 89-1650. Viewed 11 September 2020. J00722).

1895-1925 - crumber

Standard Silver Co. (1895-1925). Crumber. (Accession no. 68-1930. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00705).

1895-1925 - tray

Standard Silver Co. / Monarch Silver Co. (presumably brand or division of SSC). (1895-1925). Tray. (Accession no. 85-2. Viewed 10 September 2020. J00718).

1895-1925 - tray

Standard Silver Co. (1895-1925). Tray. (Accession no. 85-4. Viewed 10 September 2020. J00719).

1895-1925 - tray

Standard Silver Co. / Monarch Silver Co. (presumably brand or division of SSC). (1895-1925). Tray. (Accession no. 85-5. Viewed 10 September 2020. J00720).

1895-1925 - cake plate

Standard Silver Co. (1895-1925). Cake plate. (Accession no. 976.119.1. Viewed 14 September 2020. J00728).

1895-1925 - serving tray

Standard Silver Co. (1895-1925). Serving tray. (Cat. no. H65.30.781. Viewed 22 February 2021. J01177).

c. 1896 - spoon holder

Standard Silver Co. (c. 1896). Spoon holder. Accession no. 986.108.2. Viewed 19 October 2020. J00909).

c. 1896 - sugar bowl

Standard Silver Co. (c. 1896). Sugar bowl. (Accession no. 986.108.3A-B. Viewed 19 October 2020. J00910).


1900s

c. 1900 - water pitcher and goblet

Standard Silver Co. (c. 1900). Water pitcher and goblet. (Accession no. 2019.2.1.1-4. Viewed 14 February 2021. J01113).

c. 1900 - fruit bowl

Standard Silver Co. (c. 1900). Fruit bowl. (Accession no. e.2000.2520.3. Viewed 22 February 2021. J01179).

1900-25 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (1900-25). Trophy. (Accession no. 2007.35. Viewed 14 February 2021. J01112).

1900-25 - pie ring

Standard Silver Co. (1900-25). Pie ring. (Accession no. 305. Viewed 20 October 2020. J00918).

1906 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (1906). Trophy. (Accession no. 991.03.01. Viewed 14 February 2021. J01111).


1910s


It is believed that the Standard Silver Co. merged with International Silver Co. of Canada, Ltd in c. 1912.



1912-14 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. / International Silver Co. (1912-14). Trophy. (Accession no. 1766. Viewed 27 December 2020. J01042).

c. 1912-25 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. / International Silver Co. (c. 1912-25). Trophy. (Accession no. 436. Cat no. S.65.59.1. Viewed 3 September 2020. J00573).

c. 1912-39 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. / International Silver Co. (c. 1912-39). Trophy. (Accession no. MS1994.49.1-2. Viewed 19 October 2020. J0090

1913 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (1913). Trophy. (Accession no. 96.530.2AB. Updated 13 September 2020. E01365; J00707).

1913 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (1913). Trophy. (Cat. no. 04729. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00703).

1913 - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (1913). Trophy. (Accession no. 2010.34.74. Viewed 4 February 2021. J01070).

c. 1913 - loving cup

Standard Silver Co. (c. 1913). Loving cup. (Cat. no. 103.09.1025 a,b. Viewed 20 October 2020. J00915).


1920s

1920-28 - syrup jug

Standard Silver Co. (1920-28). Syrup jug. (Accession no. 1999-273. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00709).


1930s

c. 1931 - teapot

Standard Silver Co. (Canada) / International Silver Company. (c. 1931). Teapot. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1995.034.001. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02292-94).


n. d.

n. d. centerpiece

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Centerpiece. (Accession no. n.2001.974.1-4. Viewed 22 February 2021. J01173).

n. d. - butter dish

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Butter dish. (Accession no. n.2001.988.1-3. Viewed 22 February 2021. J01174).

n. d. - butter dish

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Butter dish. (Accession no. a.2002.49.1-4. Viewed 22 February 2021. J01176).

n. d. - serving tray holder

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Serving tray holder. (Accession no. n.2001.994. Viewed 22 February 2021. J01175).

n. d. - three fruit bowls

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Three fruit bowls. (Accession no. e.2000.2519.1-3. Viewed 22 February 2021. J01178).

n. d. - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Trophy. (Accession no. 975.01.674. Viewed 14 February 2021. J01110).

n. d. - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Trophy. (Accession no. 2010.26. Viewed 18 January 2021. J01057).

n. d. - butter dish

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Butter dish. (Accession no. 1999.594.1-2. Viewed 26 December 2020. J01020).

n. d. - sugar spooner

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Sugar spooner. (Accession nos. j.1997.180.1.1-2. Viewed 19 November 2020. J00954).

n. d. - butter dish

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Butter dish. (Accession no. 1999.593.1-4. Viewed 19 November 2020. J00955).

n. d. - cake server

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Cake server. (Accession no. 1990.90. Viewed 20 September 2020. J00745).

n. d. - candy dish

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Candy dish. (Accession no. 2014.071.002. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00702).

n. d. - sugar shaker

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Sugar shaker. (Accession no. 81.0451. Updated 13 September 2020. E01366; J00714).

n. d. - tray

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Tray. (Accession no. 1973-1136. Viewed 17 September 2020. J00735).

n. d. - bon-bon plate

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Bon-bon plate. (Accession no. 1975-1188. Viewed 17 September 2020. J00738).

n. d. - serving tray

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Serving tray. (Accession no. MUTR1995.721. Viewed 19 October 2020. J00907).

n. d. - napkin holder

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Napkin holder. (Accession no. Z6614. Viewed 14 February 2021. J01114).

n. d. - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Trophy. (Accession no. 436. Viewed 27 December 2020. J01041).

n. d. - four plaques

Standard Silver Co. / International Silver Co. (undated). Four plaques. (Accession no. 3096. Viewed 27 December 2020. J01043-46).

n. d. - trophy (shield)

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Trophy (shield). (Accession no. R1856.8. Viewed 27 December 2020. J01051).

n. d. - loving cup

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Butter dish. (Cat. no. 104.20.0093. Viewed 20 October 2020. J00916).

n. d. - tray, sugar holder and creamer

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Tray, sugar holder and creamer. [Accession no. 2000.0041.0570.12A(-D). Viewed 27 December 2020. D01629].

n. d. - trophy

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Trophy. (Accession no. MS1994.88. Viewed 19 October 2020. J00908).

19th c. - plaque

Standard Silver Co. (19th century). Plaque. (Accession no. MS1994.322. Viewed 19 October 2020. J00906).

n. d. - butter dish

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Butter dish. (Accession no. 1958.0006.0190.A-B. Viewed 16 September 2020. J00731).

n. d. - cake basket

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Cake basket. (Accession no. 1961.0126.0014. Viewed 16 September 2020. J00732).

n. d. - butter dish

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Butter dish. (Accession no. 1986.0025.0001. Viewed 18 September 2020. J00740).

n. d. - pot

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Pot. (Accession no. L.1990.125.V. Viewed 20 September 2020. J00746).

n. d. - teapot, sugar bowl, and creamer

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Tea pot, sugar bowl, and creamer. [Accession no. X973.660.1(-.3). Viewed 14 September 2020. J00725-27].

n. d. - teapot and sugar bowl

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Teapot and sugar bowl. [Accession no. S71-102.01(-.02). Viewed 9 September 2020. J00710-11].

n. d. - candelstick holder (Rococo revival style)

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Candelstick holder (Rococo revival style). (Accession no. M75.103.2 A. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00712).

n. d. - napkin holder

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Napkin holder. (Accession no. 94.11.19. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00706).

n. d. - shaving mug

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Shaving mug. (Accession no. 83.214.12 A,B. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00717).

n. d. - sugar bowl

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Sugar bowl. (Accession no. 1975.001.8766. Viewed 17 September 2020. J00736).

n. d. - dessert cup

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Dessert cup. (Accession no. 1975-1078. Viewed 17 September 2020. J00737).

n. d. - cruet set

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Cruet set. (Accession no. 986.108.1A-I. Viewed 16 September 2020. J00730).

n. d. - water pitcher

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Water pitcher. (Accession no. 977.209.1. Viewed 16 September 2020. J00729).

n. d. - cup

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Cup. (Accession no. TH95.17.94. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00708).

n. d. - mug holder

Standard Silver Co. (undated). Mug holder. (Accession no. TH84.3.111. Viewed 9 September 2020. J00715).



B. Standard Silver Co. designs at leading auction houses


1890s

after 1894 - centerpiece

Standard Silver Co. (after 1894). Centerpiece (with female Classical figure with up-stretched arm). (Viewed 9 September 2020. E01316).

late 19th c. - six napkin rings

Standard Silver Co. (late 19th century). Six napkin rings. (Viewed 9 September 2020. E01315).



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




C. Standard Silver Co. designs in exhibitions


1890s

1895 - Toronto Industrial Exhibition

3 September 1895- date unknown. Toronto Industrial Exhibition in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

> Unspecified silver-plated designs exhibited by the Standard Silver Co.


1990s

1990-92 - Musée de la civilisation, Quebec City exhibition

October 1990 - January 1992 Jeux: un peu, beaucoup, passionnément (presumably "Play: A little, a lot, passionately" in English) at Musées de la civilisation, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Exhibited Standard Silver Co./ Monarch Silver Co.’s Warming dish and lid (1895-1925; Accession no. 89-1650, Musée de la civilisation, listed above).

1991 - Musées de la civilisation, Quebec City exhibition

May 1991 - October 1991. L’oeil amérindien. Regards sur l’animal ("The Native American Eye: Views on animals" in English) at Musées de la civilisation, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Exhibited Standard Silver Co.’s Bottle cooler (1895-1925; Accession no. 85-9, Musée de la civilisation, listed above).



See our Design Meriden compilation listing over 1000 exhibitions since 1851, featuring historical design associated with the Meriden area and International Silver Co. predecessors elsewhere.





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