Wilcox & Evertsen Fine Arts design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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"WILCOX & EVERTSEN, New York, Meriden, and Wallingford, Conn.
The firm of Wilcox & Evertsen silversmiths in New York were successors to Rowan & Wilcox, who started under that name the latter part of 1889. In 1892, the name was changed to Wilcox & Evertsen, the firm being composed of Robert M. Wilcox and Henry H. Evertsen. In 1896, Wilcox & Evertsen was bought by the Meriden Britannia Co, and moved to Meriden... [In 1898, Meriden Britannia Co. became part of the International Silver Company.]

— Edmund P. Hogan in An American heritage: A book about the International Silver Company (1977), pp. 165-66. (See entry below.)


A. Wilcox & Evertsen Fine Arts (1889-1929) design catalogues and historical information

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1880s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1889-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. (Updated 18 October 2017.)


1900s

Advertisement

(1 September 1909). Advertisement: "The pansy [pattern] in sterling silver. Wilcox & Evertsen / ISC. ["New York - Chicago - San Francisco".] The Jewelers’ Circular, v. 59, no. 5, p. 26. (Viewed 3 July 2017. A02740; A02762.)


1920s

Wilcox & Evertsen in 1925 Met exhibition

(1925). American industrial art: Ninth annual exhibition of current manufacturers designed and made in the United States exhibition catalogue. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (29 March - 3 May 1925). (Wilcox & Evertsen listed on pdf p. 15.) (Viewed 25 August 2016. AAA00098.)

Wilcox & Evertsen in 1926-27 Met exhibition

(c. 1926). American industrial art: Tenth annual exhibition of current manufactures designed and made in the United States exhibition catalogue. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (4 December 1926 - 5 January 1927). (Wilcox & Evertsen listed on pdf p. 15.) (Viewed 25 August 2016. AAA00095.)

Design catalogue

International Silver Company. (1927). International sterling hollow ware. 403 pp.

> (“It presents in section L, the products of Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. ... In section W are shown the ... products of the Wilcox & Evertsen factory ... Section P illustrates ... pieces made by the Watrous Mfg. Co. factory’— Foreword). (Updated 11 April 2017. A00525-26; A00658-59; A00759-61; AAA00355-57.)

Design catalogue

International Silver Company. (1929). International sterling hollowware (Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.; Wilcox & Evertsen; Watrous Manufacturing Company) (deluxe edition). Approx. 447 pp. (Viewed 17 September 2016. AAA00157-61. DM.)

  • Offline - Meriden Historical Society.


1940s

Secondary source

May, Earl Chapin. (1947). "Wilcox & Evertsen" mentions (pp. 117, 173). In Century of silver, 1847-1947; Connecticut Yankees and a noble metal. 388 pp. New York: E.M. McBride & Company. (Updated 19 April 2017. DM.)


1970s

Secondary source

Hogan, Edmund P. (1977). On "Wilcox & Evertsen", [pp. 157, 165-66 (see excerpt above)]. In An American heritage: A book about the International Silver Company. Taylor Publishing Company: Dallas, TX. (Updated 19 April 2017. DM.)


2000s

Wilcox & Evertsen in 2005-07 exhibition

Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver. [Includes Wilcox & Evertsen designs.] 392 pp. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press. (Book accompanied exhibition at 5 American venues.) (Updated 17 April 2017. DM.)

> Exhibition venues: Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno; Dallas Museum of Art; The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach, FL; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN.



2010s

Wilcox & Evertsen in 2016-17 exhibition

(c. 2016). Exhibition announcement for Shaken, stirred, styled: The art of the cocktail exhibition at Dallas Museum of Art (18 November 2016 - 12 November 2017). (Updated 2 December 2016. AAA000155-56; AAA00542-43.)



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