Wilcox Silver Plate Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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In either 1960 or 1963, Wlicox Silver Plate Co. merged under the trademark of "Webster-Wilcox". Both years are noted in Edmund P. Hogan’s An American heritage: A book about the International Silver Company (1977), pp. 164 & 170.


A. Wilcox Silver Plate Co. designs in collections - hollowware (by year) [1]


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1860s

1860-75 - butter dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1860-75). Butter dish. Silver plate. (Accession no. JAGA 1282. Viewed 5 June 2017. A02594.)

1865-98 - mug

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1865-98). Mug. Silver plate. Object no. INV.14063. (Viewed 10 June 2017. A02676.)

1865-70 -wine cooler

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1865-70). Wine cooler (centerpiece). Silver plate, metal. Accession no. XX1990.1054 a,b. (Viewed 24 April 2016. D00061.)

1865-98 - goblet

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1865-98). Goblet. Silver plate. (Object no. INV.14068. Viewed 11 April 2017. A02095.)

1867-98 - mug

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1867-98). Mug. Silver plate. (Object no. INV.14066. Viewed 10 June 2017. A02675.)

1867-98 - vegetable dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1867-98). Lidded vegetable dish. (Accession no. 1969.63.29a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-156.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1867-69 - two cruet stands

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1867-69). Cruet stands. Silver plate. (Gift of the Hudson River Day Line.) (Object nos. 1949.66a-b. Viewed 7 April 2017. A02086-87.)

  • New York Historical Society, New York (1; 2).

1867-98 - cruet set

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1867-98). Cruet set. Silver plate, glass. (Accession no. 1991.0665. Viewed 27 December 2016. A01347.)

1867-98 - tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1867-98). Tray. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID. no. 85.390.100. Viewed 29 July 2018. H00050).

1867-98 - collapsible cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (1867-98). Collapsible cup. Silver or silver-plate. (Object no. H 31293. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03029).

1867-98 - compote dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1867-98). Compote dish. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. H.6453.10.3. Viewed 1 August 2018. H00145).


1870s

c. 1870-73 - tea pot

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (c. 1870-73). Tea pot. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1977.007.13. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02956).

c. 1870-75 - tea urn with burner

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1870-75). Covered tea urn with burner. Silverplate, sterling and turned vegetable ivory: cast and chased in the Neo-Grecian style. (Accession no. 96.215.a-.d. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00425-08.)

  • Offline - New Orleans Museum of Art.

1870-79 - christening mug

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1870-79). Christening mug. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1960.086.002. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02312-14).

1870-80 - tea service

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1870-80). Tea service: coffee urn, teapot, creamer, covered sugar bowl, and waste bowl. Silver plate. (Cat. no. KM2012.21.1. Viewed 25 August 2018. J00092-93).

c. 1870-80 - mustache cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (c. 1870-80). Mustache cup with floral motifs and monogram. Silver. (Accession no. 1999.133.490. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-042.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

1870-85 - tea and coffee service

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1870-85). Tea and coffee service, 9 pieces. Silver electroplate on white metal. Accession no. 1997.60.1.1-.9. Viewed 21 March 2016. A00138.)

c. 1870-87 - covered bowl with stand

Possibly Boston and Sandwich Glass Company and Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1870-87). Covered bowl with stand. Glass, silver plate. (Cat. no. 2015.76.18a-e. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02568-69).

1870-90 - serving tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1870-90). Serving tray. Silver plate. (Accession no. 54.339.11. Viewed 6 June 2017. A02602.)

1873-79 - cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1873-79). Cup. Silver plate. (Accession no. H.1961.10.1. Viewed 10 June 2017. A02654.)

c. 1875 - spoon holder

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1875). Spoon holder. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 55-588. Viewed 9 July 2018. G02416).

1875-1900 - bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (1875-1900). Bowl. Silver-plate, copper. (Accession no. 1966.2049. Viewed 2 June 2016. D00204.)

1875-1900 - water pitcher and goblet

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (1875-1900). Water pitcher, base and goblet. Silver or silver plate, earthenware. (Object no. H 34498. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03027).

1878 - water service set, Japanese influence

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1878). Water service set, Japanese influence: pitcher, tray, two goblets and ice bowl. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1961.105.1. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02575-76).

patented 1878 - two water pitchers

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (patented 1878). Two water pitchers. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 2016.019.007-.008. Viewed 20 July 2018. C00074-76).

  • Photos - Battleship North Carolina museum, Wilmington, NC: pitcher 1; 2.



Click the following link to see the parallel webpage - Wilcox Silver Plate Co. design catalogues and historical information.



1880s

c. 1880 - finger bowl and saucer

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880). Finger bowl and saucer. (Cat. no. 61-491a-b. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02503-06).

c. 1880 - ice pitcher and stand

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (c. 1880). Ice pitcher and stand. Silver plate. (Object no. 96.4a-c. Viewed 21 July 2016. A01088.)

patented 1880 - coffeepot

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (patented 1880). Coffeepot. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 1937:1330. Viewed 25 August 2018. J00090-91).

c. 1880-85 - bride’s basket and bowl

Stevens and Williams (bowl) / Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (base). (c. 1880-85). Bride’s basket and bowl. Satin glass and silver-plated Britannia metal. (Accession no. 85.174.a,.b. Viewed 14 November 2016. AAA00425-07; AAA00430.)

  • Offline - New Orleans Museum of Art.

1880-90 - bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (1880-90). Silver with gilt decoration. (Accession no. 1991-92-1. Viewed 21 March 2016. B00023.)

1880-98 - candlestick

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-98). Candlestick. Silver-plate. (Accession no. 1932.2711AB. Viewed 10 June 2016. A00763.)

1880-99 - spoon holder

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-99). Spoon holder. (Accession no. 1969.63.44. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-157.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1880-99 - butter dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-99). Butter dish. (Accession no. 1969.63.46a-c. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-158.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1880-99 - slop bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-99). Slop bowl. (Accession no. 1969.63.47. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-159.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1880-1900 - bread tray, with floral design

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-1900). Bread tray, with floral design. (Object ID no. 85.390.2138. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00171).

1880-1900 - bowl and plate

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-1900). Bowl and plate. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. H.1266.99. Viewed 1 August 2018. H00146-47).

1880-1910 - bride’s bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-1910). Bride’s bowl. Silver plate, glass. (Accession no. 1964.141.1. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00158-59).

c. 1882 - water set

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1882). Water set. Silver plate. (Object no. 1935.2.40A-C. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02510-11).

patented 1882 - three-piece butter dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (patented 1882). Three-piece butter dish. (Object ID no. 789. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02971).

c. 1885 - water pitcher

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (c. 1885). Water pitcher. Silver plate. (Accession no. G2012.40.574. Viewed 23 August 2018. J00058-12).

  • Offline - Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama.

c. 1886 - tea kettle

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (c. 1886). Tea kettle: kettle, stand and burner. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1958.036. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02954).


1890s

c. 1890 - sugar bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1890). Sugar bowl. Silver plate. (Cat. ID no. 2013.113.66. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00156).

c. 1890 - goblet

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1890). Goblet. Silver plate. (Accession no. 73.161. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-21.)

c. 1890 - cake basket

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1890). Cake basket. Silver plate. (Accession no. 75.387. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-31.)

  • Offline - Newark Museum, NJ.

1890-1910 - knife rest

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (possibly ISC). (1890-1910). Knife rest. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1986.601. Viewed 2 June 2016. D00206.)

1890-1910 - card receiver

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1890-1910). Card receiver. Silver plate. (Accession no. 2012.25.1. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00157).

1890-1912 - loving cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (possibly ISC). (1890-1912). Loving cup. (Accession no. 1993.155.0. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-168.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1891 - cheese ball holder

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (Patent date 1891). Cheese ball holder. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.407. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-155.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

c. 1892 - pitcher set

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1892). Water pitcher set includes a tilting stand, pitcher, two goblets and a slop dish (at Republican Convention, Minneapolis, MN, June 1892). (Object nos. 6126.1.A-E. Viewed 29 June 2018. A03013).

1893 - communion pitcher

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (1893). Communion pitcher. Silver. (Object no. H 83977. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03017).

c. 1893 - letter scale

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1893). Silver plate, brass. (Accession no. 57.254.2. Viewed 6 April 2017. A01950.)

c. 1893 - cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1893). Cup. Silver plate. (Object ID no. 1965.63.7.2. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02969-70).

c. 1894 - trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1894). Trophy, two-handled cup. (Accession no. 1958.76.4. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-153.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1895 - ornament

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1895). Ornament. Silver plate. (Accession no. H.1983.70.2. Viewed 10 June 2017. A02661.)

c. 1895 - baby’s mug

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1895). Baby’s mug. Silver plate. (Call no. 1969.11.12. Viewed 15 August 2018. L00505).

c. 1896 - cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1896). Two-handled cup. Silver plate. (Accession no. 73.160. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-20.)

before 1898 - cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (before 1898). Cup, trophy. (Accession no. 1972.573.19. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01995.)

c. 1898 - hot water kettle

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (c. 1898). Hot water kettle. Silver plate. (Accession no. G2006.20.35. Viewed 23 August 2018. J00058-11).

  • Offline - Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama.

c. 1898 - three cups

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (c. 1898). Three cups. [Accession nos. 74.183-85. Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-25(-27).]

  • Offline - Newark Museum, NJ.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (with chick and wishbone design). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.33. Viewed 12 August 2016. AAA00053-027.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

late 19th c. - napkin ring

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (late 19th century). Napkin ring (putti and bird design with floral bands). Silver. (Accession no. 1996.81.53. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-036.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.



The Wilcox Silver Plate Co. became part of the International Silver Company in 1898. After this date, it is assumed that any design patents utilized by the Wilcox Silver Plate Co. division or brand were assigned to the International Silver Company. (See the ISC historical documentation page).



1898-1904 - jar

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / Meriden Cut Glass Co. / (ISC). (1898-1904). Cigar or tobacco jar. Rich-cut, glass cut in thumbprint and striated notched design. Silver cover in ball bead design. Bottom has 24 raystar cut design. (Accession no. 2001.006.008AB. Viewed 8 June 2016. A00755-03.)

  • Offline - Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ.


1900s

c. 1900 - serving tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1900). Serving tray. Silver plate. (Accession no. T-107. Viewed 8 July 2018. G02402-03).

c. 1900 - goblet, Art Nouveau style

Probably Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1900). Goblet, Art Nouveau style. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 1962.115. Viewed 25 August 2018. J00116-17).

c. 1900 - pen box

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / (possibly ISC). (c. 1900). Pen box. Silver. (Accession no. 52.79.4. Viewed 2 June 2016. D00205.)

c. 1900 - compote

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (possibly ISC). (c. 1900). Compote. (Accession no. 1993.45.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-165.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1900 - tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1900). Tray. (Accession no. 2016.2.127. Viewed 17 August 2018. L00563-28; L00564).

  • Offline - Clayton mansion, The Frick Pittsburgh, PA.

1900-15 - serving tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (1900-15). Serving tray. Silver plate. (Cat. ID no. 2011.38.23. Viewed 31 July 2018. H00122).

1900-15 - round serving tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (1900-15). Round serving tray, sides with floral pattern. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. ID no. 2011.38.23. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00155).

1901 - candlestick

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1901). Candlestick. (Accession no. 2005.171.5a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-170.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1901 - plate

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1901). Collection plate. Silver plated plate with wooden center covered in green felt. The plate is engraved "University of Virginia 1901." Used in University of Virginia Chapel. Call no. RG-30/19/1.441. (Viewed 16 March 2016. A00115.)

1907 - trophy cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1907). Trophy cup. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 2013.020.001. Viewed 5 July 2018. G02315-16).

c. 1908 - trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (c. 1908). Trophy. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 84.9.1.7. Viewed 25 August 2018. J00105-06).


1910s

c. 1910 - commemorative plate

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1910). Commemorative plate. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. A-0300-001. Viewed 3 July 2018. G02149).

c. 1910 - ice bucket

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / International Silver Company. (c. 1910). Ice bucket. (Accession no. G2012.40.645 A-B. Viewed 23 August 2018. J00058-13).

  • Offline - Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama.

c. 1910 - potpourri holder

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / (ISC). (c. 1910). Potpourri holder (with rococo relief decoration and narrow geometric border). (Accession 1999.116A-B. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-041.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

c. 1912 - teapot

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1912). Teapot. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1994.047.0001. Viewed 20 July 2018. C00077-78).

c. 1913 - paper holder

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / (ISC). (c. 1913). Paper holder. Silver. (Accession no. 2006.44.1515AB. Viewed 2 June 2016. D00207.)

c. 1915 - postage scale

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (c. 1915). Postage scale. Sterling silver. (Cat. no. 2010.21.4. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02570-71).

patented 1916 - butter dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Co. (patented 1916). Butter dish. Silver plate. [Object ID nos. 85.390.2227A(-D). Viewed 2 August 2018. H00173-7).



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 B: "ISC, predecessors & divisions" and C: "Other featured companies".



1920s

c. 1920 - chalice

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1920). Chalice. (Accession no. 1972.573.45. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01996.)

c. 1925-30 - three-piece coffee service

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1925-30). Three-piece coffee service, geometric design. (Accession no. 1994.0385.01-03. Viewed 30 December 2016. A01390-92.)

c. 1927 - cigarette box, trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1927). Cigarette box, trophy (c. 1927). (Accession no. 1961.812. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01993.)

c. 1927 - ashtray, trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1927). Ashtray, trophy. (Accession no. 1961.875. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01994.)

1928 - Theobald-designed three-piece tea set with tray

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1928). Silver-plated nickel, silver, and Bakelite. (Accession no. 1999.680.1-4. Viewed 16 March 2016. A00107.)

c. 1928 - Hamill-designed tea service

Virginia Hamill for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). Tea service. Silverplate and Bakelite. (Accession no. 98.276.120.1-4. Viewed 15 July 2016. F00049-52.)

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed tea service

Jean G. Theobald at Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1928). "Diament" tea service. Silverplate and bakelite. (Accession nos. 98.276.186.1-4. Viewed 4 September 2016. A01182-85.)

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed tea service

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). "Diament" tea service. Silver-plated nickel and Bakelite. (Accession no. 1999.91.1-4. Viewed 23 September 2016. AAA00200-06.)

  • Offline - High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

1928 - Theobald-designed tea set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Company / ISC. (1928). Tea set (teapot, creamer, sugar bowl, tray). Silver-plated base metal (pewter), wooden handles. (Accession no. 2004.34. Viewed 14 June 2016. A00807-01.)

  • Offline - Kamm Teapot Foundation, Statesville, NC.

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed dinette set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Company / ISC. (c. 1928). Dinette set (teapot, creamer, sugar bowl, tray). Pewter, wood. (Accession no. 2007.72. Viewed 14 June 2016. A00807-03.)

  • Offline - Kamm Teapot Foundation, Statesville, NC.

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed breakfast set

Jean G. Theobald at Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). Silverplate, ebonized wood, pewter. (Accession no. 98.276.178a-e. Viewed 4 September 2016. A01181.)

1928 - Theobald-designed tea set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1928). "Diament" tea set. Silver-plated nickel silver, Bakelite. (Accession no. AC1999.28.1.1-.4. Viewed 28 August 2016. A01163.)

1928 - Theobald-designed dinette set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Company / ISC. (1928). Diament dinette set (teapot, creamer, sugar bowl, tray). Silver-plated nickel silver, plastic. (Accession no. 2008.100.12. Viewed 14 June 2016. A00807-04.)

  • Offline - Kamm Teapot Foundation, Statesville, NC.

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed dinette set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). Dinette set (teapot, creamer, sugar bowl, tray). (Accession no. 2014.47. Viewed 14 June 2016. A00807-08.)

  • Offline - Kamm Teapot Foundation, Statesville, NC.

1928 - Theobald-designed dinette set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1928). Dinette set. Silverplate, wood. (Accession no. 2013.92.2a-d. Viewed 2 June 2016. D00208-10.)

1928 - dinette set

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1928). Dinette set. Silverplate, lacquer, wood. (Accession no. 83.9.7.1-4. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00058.)

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed tea set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Company / ISC. (designed 1928). "Diament" series tea set. Silverplate and plastic. (Accession no. 2002.29.42.1-4. Viewed 3 April 2016. A00309-12.)

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed tea set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). Diament tea service (teapot, sugar bowl, creamer, tray). Silver-plate, bakelite. (Accession no. 2004.81. Viewed 11 June 2016. F00009; A00807-02.)

c. 1928 - Hamill & Theobald-designed tea set

Virginia Hamill & Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Company / ISC. (designed 1928). Silverplate and wood. (Accession no. 2002.29.43.1-4. Viewed 1 April 2016. A00249-52.)

c. 1928 - tea service

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / (ISC). (c. 1928). Tea service (5 pieces). (Accession no. 1987.153.0a-e. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-162.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed tea service

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed 1928). "Diament" dinette set. Silver plate, plastic. (Accession no. 2014.1295.1-4. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02368.)

c. 1928 - Theobald & Hamill-designed dinette set

Jean G. Theobald and Virginia Hamill for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed 1928). Dinette set: tray, teapot, creamer, sugar. Silver plate, wood. (Accession no. 2014.1455.1-4. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02369.)

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed dinette set

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed 1928). Dinette set: teapot, cream, sugar, tray. Silverplated pewter and wood. (Accession no. 2014.1456.1-4. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02370.)

1928 - Theobald & Hamill-designer dinette set

Jean G. Theobald (designer) and Virginia Hamill (stylist) for Wilcox Silver Plate Company / International Silver Company. (1928). ’Diament’ dinette set". Silver plate and plastic. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA03001; AAA03007-08).

1928 - Theobald & Hamill-designer dinette set

Jean G. Theobald (designer) and Virginia Hamill (stylist) for Wilcox Silver Plate Company / International Silver Company. (1928). Dinette set. Silver plate and wood and / or plastic. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA03001; AAA03020).

c. 1929 - Guild-designed cocktail set

Lurelle Guild for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed c. 1929). Cocktail set: shaker, tray, and six cups. Silver plate, rubber. (Accession no. 2014.1294.1-8. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02367.)

1929 - Theobald-designed cream pitcher, sugar bowl, tray

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1929). Cream pitcher, sugar bowl, tray. Electroplated silver, bakelite. (Accession no. 2000.15.2.1-3. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00426-01.)

c. 1929 - trophy

Superior Silver Plate Co. (div. of Wilcox Silver Plate Co.) / ISC. (c. 1929). Trophy (dated August 1929). (Accession no. 1961.826. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01804.)

c. 1929 - trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1929). Urn, trophy. Silver. (Accession no. 1961.789. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01991.)

c. 1929 - trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1929). Cocktail shaker, trophy. (Accession no. 1972.573.59. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01997.)

c. 1929 - trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (c. 1929). Trophy. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 64-64. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02508).


1930s

c. 1930 - trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1930). Pitcher, trophy. Pewter. (Accession no. 1961.797. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01992.)

1930 - bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / ISC. (1930). Bowl. Silverplate. (Accession no. 2013.92.3. Viewed 2 June 2016. D00211.)

c. 1932 - tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / (ISC). (c. 1932). Tray. (Accession no. 1991.109.1. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-163.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1932 - lidded dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Company / (ISC). (c. 1932). Lidded dish. (Accession no. 1991.109.2a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-164.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1932-33 - Saarinen-designed tea urn

Eliel Saarinen for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed c. 1932-33). Tea urn. Silverplate. (Accession no. 2012.54.A-C. Viewed 4 April 2016. B00100.)

c. 1933-35 - Saarinen-designed prototype tea service

Eliel Saarinen for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1933-35). Prototype tea service. Electroplated nickel silver, brass, and Bakelite. (Accession no. 1999.27.1a-c-5. Viewed 27 April 2016. A00449-54.)

1934 - Saarinen-designed urn

Eliel Saarinen for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1934). Urn, burner. (Accession no. 1999.0708.1. Viewed 6 September 2016. A01187.)

1934 or earlier - Saarinen-designed tea urn and tray

Eliel Saarinen for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1934 or earlier). Tea urn and tray. Silverplate. (Accession no. CAM 1935.8.A-B. Viewed 20 August 2016. A01145.)

1934 - Saarinen-designed urn

Eliel Saarinen for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1934). Urn. Silver plate. (Accession no. 119:2003a–c. Viewed 19 July 2016. A01060.)

1934 - Lobel-designed tea set

Paul Lobel for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1934). Tea set. Silverplate, wood. (Accession nos. 1983.493.1-4. Viewed 27 April 2016. A00445-48.)

1934 - Lobel-designed tea or coffee service

Paul A. Lobel for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1934). Tea or coffee service. Silver plate, alpaca, Britannia, pewter, and wood. (Manufactured in Meriden, CT; designed in New York.) (Accession no. 2012.124.3.1-.4. Viewed 21 March 2016. B00018.)


1950s

1950-80 - vegetable dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1950-80). Vegetable dish. (Silver plate. Accession no. H.1996.178.1. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02723.)

c. 1953 - bowl, trophy

Probably Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (c. 1953). Bowl, trophy. Silver or silver plate. Cat. no. 2003.49.19. Viewed 28 July 2018. H00048).

1955 - tray, trophy

Probably Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (1955). Tray, trophy. Silver. (Cat. no. 2003.49.2. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00255).

c. 1955 - tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (c. 1955). Lidded tray. (Accession no. 1995.124.13a-d. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-169.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1958 - bowl, trophy

Probably Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (1958). Bowl, trophy. Silver. (Cat. no. 2003.49.69. Viewed 3 August 2018. H00254).


1960s

In either 1960 or 1963, Wilcox Silver Plate Co. 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.

c. 1960 - bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (designed c. 1960). Bowl. Silverplate and wood. (Accession no. 2002.29.243. Viewed 1 April 2016. B00077.)

1962 - platter, trophy

Probably Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (1962). Platter, trophy. Silver. (Cat. no. 2003.49.67. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00179).

1964 - ice bucket

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (1964). Ice bucket. Silverplate, teak. 8 3/4 x 8 in. (Accession no. 2011.112 a-b. Viewed 23 September 2016. AAA00200-20.)

  • Offline - High Museum of Art, Atlanta.


- c. 1960

1867-1941 - commemorative plate

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (1867-1941). Commemorative plate. (Cat. no. A-0300-001. Viewed 4 September 2017. G00156.)

n. d. - two candlestick holders

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (undated). Two candlestick holders. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1985.019.0105a-b. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02460-62).

  • Photo - Valdez Museum & Historical Archives, Alaska: Candlestick 1; 2.

n. d. - baby’s cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Baby cup. Silver. (Cat. no. 2015.026.004. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02500-02).

n. d. - curling iron and stand

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Curling iron and stand. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 1986.32.200A-B. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02512-15).

n. d. - candelabrum

Presumably Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Candelabrum. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 1988.010 A-B. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02572-74).

n. d. - crumber

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Crumber. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 85.390.2106.A. Viewed 28 July 2018. H00051).

n. d. - tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Tray. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. 85.390.2106.B. Viewed 28 July 2018. H00052).

n. d. - round container with hinged lid

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Round container with hinged lid. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 83.35.182. Viewed 18 July 2018. G02972).

n. d. - cream pitcher

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Cream pitcher. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 63-135. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02507).

n. d. - ice bucket

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Ice bucket. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 76.65.3.1-.2. Viewed 20 July 2018. C00071).

n. d. - syrup pitcher

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Syrup pitcher. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 76-34-5. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02509).

n. d. - trophy

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Trophy - loving cup. Silver plate with reeded bands. (Accession no. 63.112.1L. Viewed 5 June 2017. [A02593]

n. d. - tilting teapot

Presumably Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Company. (undated). Tilting teapot. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 2012.040.005. Viewed 10 July 2018. G02466).

n. d. - coffee urn

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Coffee urn (Cupid finial, deer head handles on 2 sides. Silver plate. (Accession no. 66.112.4. Viewed 14 April 2017. A02182.)

n. d. - spooner

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Spooner. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 55-450. Viewed 9 July 2018. G02415).

n. d. - vase

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Vase. Silver plate. (Cat. no. 91.93.174. Viewed 20 August 2018. L00636).

n. d. - sugar bowl

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Sugar bowl, two creamers, spooner. Silver. (Accession nos. D1981.28.271.1-4. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-105.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - pen tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Pen tray. Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.445. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-162.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - meat platter

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Meat platter (Wakefield pattern, applied floral rim). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.70. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-165.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - butter dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Butter dish (rectangular with lid, on 4 ball feet with leaf decoration). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.293. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-116.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - water pitcher

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Water pitcher (porcelain-lined, with chased birds decoration). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.258. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-100.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - bon bon basket

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Bon bon basket. Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.100. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-048.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - hot water urn

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Hot water urn (with stand, cup, and drip tray). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.117A-D. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-053.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - tray

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Tray (oblong with handles, band of leaves and flowers as decoration). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.235. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-091.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - coffeepot

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Coffeepot (on long legs). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.213. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-086.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - bon bon dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Bon bon dish. Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.227. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-089.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - coffee pot

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Coffee pot (footed, with a band of masks and birds). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.134. Viewed 13 August 2016. AAA00053-061.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - cigarette holder

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Cigarette holder. (Accession no. 1993.55.11. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-166.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

n. d. - flowerpot

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Flowerpot. (Accession no. 1975.90.14a-c. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-160.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

n. d. - teapot

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Teapot. (Accession no. 1969.34.5. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-154.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

n. d. - pitcher

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Pitcher. (Accession no. 1993.55.12. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-167.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

n. d. - chambersticks

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Chambersticks. (Accession no. 1982.10.3a,b-.4a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-161.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

n. d. - purse jewelry box

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Purse jewelry box. Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.335. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-129.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - tea set

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Tea set (tray, teapot, sugar, creamer, spooner, waste). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.211.1-6. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-085.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - cake basket

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Cake basket (round, pedestal, swing handle, footed). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.2. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-082.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - butter dish

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Butter dish (with four long legs with ears of corn decoration). Silver plate. (Accession no. D1981.28.329. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-128.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - water pitcher

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Water pitcher (with ram’s head handle). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.118. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-054.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - teapot

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Teapot (with bird on nest finial, hoof feet, engraved leafage). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.129. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-057.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - cup

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Cup (footed with handle). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.273. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-106.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - cake basket

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Cake basket (round, high pedestal, swing and pierced handle, chased rim with grapes and leaves). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.12. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-055.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - spooner

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Spooner (two-handled). Silver. (Accession no. D1981.28.282. Viewed 14 August 2016. AAA00053-110.)

  • Offline - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

n. d. - sugar bowl with cover

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Sugar bowl with cover. Object no. 10900.004 a-b. Viewed 23 August 2018. J00059-22; J00060-61).

  • Offline - Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA.

n. d. - crumber

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Crumber. (Accession no. 1954.1601.1350. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00502.)


1960s

after c. 1960 - tankard

Webster Wilcox. / (ISC). (after c. 1960). Covered tankard (with eagle finial). Silver-plate; metal. [DM questions CHS dating as c. 1950 as Webster-Wilcox was formed in either 1960 or 1963]. (Accession no. 1999.97.1. Viewed 12 January 2017. AAA00033-152.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

c. 1965 - bowl, trophy

Webster & Wilcox / International Silver Company. (c. 1965). Bowl, trophy. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2003.49.49. Viewed 28 July 2018. H00049).

1965 - bowl, horse show trophy

Webster & Wilcox / (ISC). (1965). Bowl - horse show trophy. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2003.49.53. Viewed 2 July 2018. G02124).

c. 1969 - bowl, award

Webster-Wilcox / International Silver Co. (c. 1969). Bowl, award. Silver or silver plate. (Cat. no. 2008.18.3. Viewed 20 July 2018. C00069-70).


1970s

c. 1970 - tray

Webster-Wilcox / International Silver Company. (c. 1970). Tray. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID. 2016.005.002. Viewed 9 July 2018. G02413-14).


B. Wilcox Silver Plate Co. designs in collections - flatware


1870s

1875 - fish-serving fork

Wilcox Silver Plate Company. (1875). Fish-serving fork. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1970.829. Viewed 25 August 2017. G00034.)

c. 1879 - fish fork and fish slice, Newport pattern

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1879). Newport pattern fish fork and fish slice. Silver plate. (Accession nos. 2000.335.1. Viewed 7 March 2017. A01685-86.)


1880s

c. 1880 - nine teaspoons

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1880). Set of 9 teaspoons. Silver plate. (Accession no. 1969.63.12.1-.9. Viewed 28 April 2017. AAA00033-155.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1880-1904 - knife and fork

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (1880-1904). Knife and fork. Silver or silver plate. (Bib. nos. 36869 & 36874. Viewed 11 August 2018. L00011-12).

  • Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis: knife, fork.


n. d.

n. d. - tablespoon

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Tablespoon. Silver or silver plate. (Object ID no. H.1266.104. Viewed 2 August 2018. H00172).



C. Wilcox Silver Plate Co. designs at leading auction houses


1870s

c. 1875 - centerpiece

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c. 1875). Centerpiece. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02786).


19th c.

19th c. - epergne with three putti

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (19th century). Epergne with three putti. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02784-85).

19th c. - biscuit barrel cover and stand

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (19th century). Biscuit barrel cover and stand. Silver plate, glass. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02787-88).


1920s

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed "Diament" tea service

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1928). "Diament" tea service. Silver-plated metal and bakelite. (Viewed 28 April 2016. D00073.)

c. 1928 - attr. Theobald-designed three piece tea service

Attributed to Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co / ISC. (c. 1928). Three piece tea service with tray. Pewter and ebonized wood. (Viewed 30 April 2016. C00044.)

c. 1928 - Theobald-designed four-piece "Diament" tea service

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Co. (c. 1928). Four-piece "Diament" tea service: teapot, creamer, sugar bowl and tray. Silver plate, Bakelite. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02783).

c. 1928 - four-piece tea service

Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / International Silver Co. (c. 1928). Four-piece tea service. Silver plate, ebonized wood. (Viewed 15 July 2018. G02789).


1930s

c. 1934-35 - Lobel-designed coffee service

Paul Lobel for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1934-35). Four-piece coffee service. Silver-plated metal. (Viewed 28 April 2016. D00074.)

c. 1934-36 - Lobel-designed cocktail shaker

Paul Lobel for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1934-36). Cocktail shaker. (Viewed 7 May 2016. D00093.)

c. 1934-36 - Lobel-designed cocktail shaker

Paul Lobel for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC. (c. 1934-36). Cocktail shaker. (Viewed 7 May 2016. D00094.)


1960s

after 1960 - warming pan on stand

Webster & Wilcox / International Silver Company. (after 1960). Warming pan on stand. Silver plate. (Viewed 5 September 2017. G00175.)


n. d.

n. d. - napkin ring

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Napkin ring. (Viewed 8 December 2016. A01296.)

n. d. - napkin ring

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (undated). Figural napkin ring(s). Silver plate. (Viewed 10 June 2016. A00764.)



D. Wilcox Silver Plate Co. designs in exhibitions


1880s

1881 - Meriden Town Hall exhibition

20-23 September 1881. Meriden Town Hall display, Connecticut State Fair, Meriden, CT.

> Exhibited unknown Wilcox Silver Plate Co. wares.

1889 - Meriden opera house exhibition

10 October 1889. Exposition at Delavan Opera House, Meriden, on the occasion of the visit of the International American Congress.

> Exhibited unknown Wilcox Silver Plate Co. wares.


1930s 5 November 1934 - 6 January 1935. Contemporary American industrial art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Viewed 24 August 2016. A00346.)

1935 (specific dates unknown). Exhibition of home furnishings. Cranbrook Pavilion, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. (Viewed 20 August 2016. A01145.)


1950s 1951-52. Eliel Saarinen Memorial Exhibition touring exhibition (showing Eliel Saarinen designs for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / ISC). (Viewed 26 October 2016. AAA00102-03; AAA00106-07; AAA00113; A01151; A01191-93; AAA00153; AAA00204-06; AAA00235-36.)
  • Known venues: Museum of Cranbrook, Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI (15 April - 6 May 1951); Smith College, Museum of Art, Northampton, MA (2-21 November 1951); J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY (9 December 1951- 9 January 1952); University of Kansas, School of Architecture (22 January - 15 February 1952); Des Moines Art Center (1 August - 15 September 1952); Toledo Museum of Art (2-30 November 1952).
  • Exhibition catalogue - University of Kansas, Art & Architecture Library, call no. N7255.F53 S22 1951. (See worldcat.org for other locations.)


1970s 3 venues: 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 (17 January - 2 March 1975); second viewing at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI (16 March - 20 April 1975). (Viewed 17 October 2016. AAA00361.)


1980s 1983-85. Design in America: The Cranbrook vision, 1925-50. (Viewed 25 August 2016. AAA00099-101.)
  • Venues: Detroit Institute of Arts (14 December 1983 - 19 February 1984); Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (18 April - 17 June 1984); Suomen Rakennustaiteen Museo / Suomen Taideteollisuusyhdistys, Helsinki (1 August - 19 September 1984); Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (24 October 1984 - 21 January 1985); Victoria and Albert Museum, London (1 April - 30 June 1985).
  • Online - exhibition catalogue - Design in America: The Cranbrook vision, 1925-50.

8 April - 28 August 1988. 1888: Frederick Layton and his world at the Milwaukee Art Museum. (Viewed 8 May 2018. G02088-90.)

> Exhibited design: Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (c, 1885). Tilting ice water set. Lender: Rock County Historical Society, Janesville, Wisconsin.


1990s 6 November 1994 - 29 January 1995. Silver in America, 1840-1940: A century of splendor at the Dallas Museum of Art. Curated by Charles L. Venable. (Viewed 21 August 2016. AAA00075b.)

(29 JUN - 14 NOV 1999)
Recent Acquisitions of Twentieth-Century Design and Architecture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (No catalogue). Viewed 27 April 2016. [A00455]


2000s 6 venues: 2000-02. American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a new age. (Viewed 12 June 2017. A00145; A01859; A02736.)

  • Venues: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (16 May 16 2000 - 7 January 2001); Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (25 May - 19 August 2001); Flint Institute of Arts, MI (14 September 14 - 16 December 2001); Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia (11 January - 7 April 2002); Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC (3 May - 28 July 2002); Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK (23 August - 17 November 2002).

(14 May 2004 - 20 June 2005)
American & French decorative arts 1930s. Saint Louis Art Museum. Viewed 19 July 2016. [A01060; A01087].

(1 March - 6 November 2005)
A Curator’s Eye: J. Stewart Johnson, 1990–2004. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (No catalogue.) Viewed 27 April 2016. [A00456-57].

"From 1990 to 2004, J. Stewart Johnson served as the principal curator for the modern design and architecture collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. During these 14 years, he made a number of important acquisitions that augmented and reshaped an already significant collection. This exhibition presents a selection of these works, demonstrating his skill as both a connoisseur and a scholar."

(Spring - Summer 2005)
Classic Modern: Art Deco Silver from the Collection of John P. Axelrod at Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA. Curated by John Stuart Gordon. Viewed 9 July 2016. [A01044]

5 venues: 2005 - 2007. Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design. (Viewed 21 March 2016. A00140.)

> 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.

(30 May – 5 October 2008)
Masterpieces of Modern Design: Selections from the Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (No catalogue.) Viewed 27 April 2016. [A00458-59]

"Design from the 1920s and 1930s includes French Art Deco by René Jules Lalique and Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann; works from the Bauhaus school by Josef Albers, Marianne Brandt, and Marcel Breuer; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s International Style MR armchair; and iconic examples of American modern design by Paul T. Frankel and Eliel Saarinen."


2010s

(21 June 2014 - 22 March 2015)
Cranbrook goes to the movies: Films and their objects, 1925–1975 at Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Viewed 26 August 2016. [A01152]

(8 November 2015 – 31 January 2016)
St. Louis Modern. St. Louis Art Museum. (catalogue.) Viewed 19 July 2016. [AAA00035; A01064-65]

2 venues: 2017-18. The jazz age: American style in the 1920s at Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York (7 April - 20 August 2017); and Cleveland Museum of Art (30 September 2017 - 14 January 2018). (Viewed 8 April 2017. A02036-39; A02766.)

May 2017 - ongoing. Style and status in sterling: American silver at the Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 2017 - ongoing). (Viewed 5 July 2017. A02764-65.)


Footnote:
[1] Wilcox Silver Plate Co., Meriden, was active 1867, was acquired by the International Silver Company in 1898, until c. 1960. [See (a) Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver, page 353. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press; and (b) "A Guide to the International Silver Company Records, 1853-1921". University of Connecticut university libraries website.] Viewed 15 May 2016. [A00660 and A00662]



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