E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - designs in museums, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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According to Earl Chapin May (1947), Webster Mfg. Co. started in 1859 in Brooklyn later became E. G. Webster & Bro. in 1863, and then became E. G. Webster & Son in 1886. The company later became part of the International Silver Company, headquartered in Meriden, CT in 1928. In this year, E. G. Webster & Son was moved from Brooklyn to Meriden.

— Earl Chapin May in A century of silver 1847-1947 (1947), inside front cover and page 173.


A. E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - designs in museums

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1850s

Two plates

Webster Mfg. Co / E. G. Webster & Bros. (c. 1859-86). Two plates. Silver plate. (Accession no. H.2011.52.1-2. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02727-28.)


1860s

Serving tray

(Attributed to) Webster Manufacturing Company. (1867-75). Serving tray. Silver plate. (Accession no. 54.339.10. Viewed 6 June 2017. A02603.)


1870s

Sugar bowl with lid

Hobbs, Brockunier & Co. / Webster Mfg. Co. (silver-plated frame). (1875-90). Sugar bowl with lid. (Accession no. 96.4.40. Viewed 27 December 2016. A01334.)


1880s

Water pitcher

E. G. Webster & Brothers. (c. 1880). Water pitcher. Engraved silverplate 13 x 11 1/2 in. (Accession no. 2005.11.1. Viewed 23 December 2016. A01325.)

Hot water pot

E. G. Webster & Son. (1886-1928). Hot water pot. Electroplated nickel silver; rattan. (Accession no. 1982.0273 A, B. Viewed 28 March 2017. A01840.)

Pitcher

E. G. Webster & Son. (1886-1928). Silver, wood. (Accession nos. 152368. Viewed 27 December 2016. A01339.)

Sugar bowl

E. G. Webster & Son. (1886-1928). Sugar bowl. Silver plate, glass liner. (Accession no. 1977.0918. Viewed 27 December 2016. A01340.)

Creamer

E. G. Webster & Son. (1886-1928). Creamer. Silver plate, glass liner. (Accession no. 1977.0918. Viewed 27 December 2016. A01341.)


1890s

Tea set

E. G. Webster & Son. (c. 1890). Tea set. (Accession nos. 88.65.1-4. Viewed 27 December 2016. A01335-38.)

Souvenir spoon

E. G. Webster & Son / possibly ISC. (1890-1940). Souvenir spoon (with insignia of the 23rd Infantry of the New York State National Guard). (Accession no. 2016.2.29. Viewed 6 June 2017. A02610.)

Creamer

E. G. Webster & Son. (c. 1895). Creamer. Silver plate. (Object no. 1941.842. Viewed 9 April 2017. A02085.)


1960s

In either 1960 or 1963, E. G. Webster & Son merged under the trademark of "Webster-Wilcox". Both years are noted in Edmund P. Hogan (1977). An American heritage: A book about the International Silver Company, pp. 164 & 170. See the Wilcox Silver Plate Co. designs page and scroll down for Webster-Wilcox.



B. E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - designs at auction

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Tea tray

Webster Mfg. Co. (undated). Victorian plated handled tray. (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01331.)

Bridal basket

E. G. Webster. (late 19th / early 20th century). Bridal basket. Silver plate. (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01333.)

Five-piece tea and coffee set, tray, water pitcher

E. G. Webster & Sons [sic] / (International Silver Co.). (undated). Five-piece tea and coffee set with matching tray and water pitcher. (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01324.)

Plated pair of entree dishes, hot water basin, lamp stand

E. G. Webster & Son. (undated). (Viewed 23 December 2016. A01332.)


C. E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - designs in exhibitions

1970s

17 January - 2 March 1975; 16 March - 20 April 1975. Forms in metal: 275 years of metalsmithing in America at the Finch College Museum of Art, New York and the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York; second viewing at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. (Viewed 17 October 2016. AAA00361.)




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