Silverware Photos

Beyond the knife, fork & spoon, many other serving silverware items graced better homes. This page presents photos of artistic examples.

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China & silverware used by governors in California Governor's Mansion. Sacramento, CA.Silverware with chicken shears, knife sharpener & carving sets at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Antique Wm Rogers silver company box at Isham-Terry House Museum. Hartford, CT.Horn spoons at Noah Webster House. West Hartford, CT.
China & silverware used by governors in California Governor's Mansion. Sacramento, CA.Silverware with chicken shears, knife sharpener & carving sets at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Antique Wm Rogers silver company box at Isham-Terry House Museum. Hartford, CT.Horn spoons at Noah Webster House. West Hartford, CT.
Candle holder & cutlery tray at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Pewter spoons on rack at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Knife tray at Judson House. Stratford, CT.Plates & cutlery at Thankful Arnold House. Haddam, CT.
Candle holder & cutlery tray at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Pewter spoons on rack at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Knife tray at Judson House. Stratford, CT.Plates & cutlery at Thankful Arnold House. Haddam, CT.
Silver serving fork at Woodrow Wilson House. Washington, DC.Silverware salvaged from Hindenburg disaster of at National Postal Museum. Washington, DC.Early Spanish plate, fork & spoon in Museum of Florida History. Tallahassee, FL.Silver spoon warmer at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.
Silver serving fork at Woodrow Wilson House. Washington, DC.Silverware salvaged from Hindenburg disaster (May 6, 1937) of at National Postal Museum. Washington, DC.Early Spanish plate, fork & spoon in Museum of Florida History. Tallahassee, FL.Silver spoon warmer at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.
The Eagle railway china place setting plus silverware at Great Plains Transportation Museum. Wichita, KS.Collection of American silver from Boston at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Harvey House table setting at Albuquerque Museum. Albuquerque, NM.Portrait of Col. John Huntington Chester over dining room sideboard with silverware chests in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.
The Eagle railway china place setting plus silverware at Great Plains Transportation Museum. Wichita, KS.Collection of American silver from Boston at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Harvey House table setting at Albuquerque Museum. Albuquerque, NM.Portrait of Col. John Huntington Chester over dining room sideboard with silverware chests in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.
Table place setting at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Silverware & other 25th wedding anniversary gifts to Rutherford & Lucy Hayes at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Boxed knife & fork set which belonged to children of President Hayes at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Garfield's Jasperware teapot by Wedgwood & silver cake server at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.
Table place setting at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Silverware & other 25th wedding anniversary gifts (Dec. 30, 1877) to Rutherford & Lucy Hayes at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Boxed knife & fork set which belonged to children of President Hayes at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Garfield's Jasperware teapot by Wedgwood & silver cake server at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.
Flatware used in Garfield's White House at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Silverware belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Collection of ladles in kitchen at Johnston Farm. Piqua, OH.Knife & fork taken from General Lee's Arlington home by a Union soldier at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Flatware used in Garfield's White House at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Silverware belonging to President & Mrs. McKinley in dining room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Collection of ladles in kitchen at Johnston Farm. Piqua, OH.Knife & fork taken from General Lee's Arlington home by a Union soldier at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Original silverware of Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.Wooden cutlery holder in Baetge House at Conservation Plaza. New Braunfels, TX.Dining room sideboard with silverware holders at Oatlands. Leesburg, VA.Antique silver ladles at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.
Original silverware of Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.Wooden cutlery holder in Baetge House at Conservation Plaza. New Braunfels, TX.Dining room sideboard with silverware holders at Oatlands. Leesburg, VA.Antique silver ladles at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.
Antique silver spoons at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Silver porringer & spoon by John Edwards of Boston at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Knife box with pistol handle knives by Alexander Gairdner of Edinburgh against reproduction wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Chinese export punch bowl & American silver ladle at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Antique silver spoons at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Silver porringer (1690-1700) & spoon (c1730) by John Edwards of Boston at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Knife box with pistol handle knives (1760-70) by Alexander Gairdner of Edinburgh against reproduction wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Chinese export punch bowl (c1760) & American silver ladle at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Pair of silver soup ladles with eagle head handles from Dublin at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Silver Fish Server & Ladle both from London, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.American silver fish server & Tankard by Edward Winslow at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Collection of medallion silver decorated with portrait medallions at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Pair of silver soup ladles with eagle head handles (c1760) from Dublin at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Silver Fish Server (1803) & Ladle (1752) both from London, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.American silver fish server (1850-70) & Tankard (1695) by Edward Winslow at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Collection of medallion silver decorated with portrait medallions (1860s) at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Silver Bird's Nest serving spoon by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Fish Serving Set owned by Olivia Clemens at Mark Twain Museum. Hannibal, MO.Silver bird pattern macaroni knife by B.D. Beiderhase & Co., New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver Persian pattern waffle server by Tiffany & Co. & silver cupid fish slice by Morgan Morgans Jr. at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver Bird's Nest serving spoon (1869) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Fish Serving Set (1871) owned by Olivia Clemens at Mark Twain Museum. Hannibal, MO.Silver bird pattern macaroni knife (1872) by B.D. Beiderhase & Co., New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver Persian pattern waffle server (1872) by Tiffany & Co. & silver cupid fish slice (1878) by Morgan Morgans Jr. at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver vine pea server by Edward C. Moore of Tiffany & Co. of New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silverware collection berry spoon by Wood & Hughes; olive spoons by Gorham Manuf.; & ice cream slicer by Frank W. Smith Silver Co. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver daisy pattern buckwheat cake server by Tiffany & Co. of New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silverware serving piece with lacy plant motif at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.
Silver vine pea server (c1872-91) by Edward C. Moore of Tiffany & Co. of New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silverware collection berry spoon (c1875) by Wood & Hughes; olive spoons (1876 & 64) by Gorham Manuf.; & ice cream slicer (1885) by Frank W. Smith Silver Co. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver daisy pattern buckwheat cake server (c1875-80) by Tiffany & Co. of New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silverware serving piece (c1877) with lacy plant motif at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.
Silverware decorative piece with sailing ship motif at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Silverware serving spoons at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Boxed carving set & fish serving knife at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Boxed carving set with mother of pearl handles & napkin ring at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.
Silverware decorative piece (c1877) with sailing ship motif at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Silverware serving spoons (c1877) at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Boxed carving set & fish serving knife (c1877) at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.Boxed carving set with mother of pearl handles & napkin ring (c1877) at Hayes Presidential Center. Fremont, OH.
Silver tea service by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. of Wallingford, CT at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Silver grass sardine server by George W. Shiebler & Co., New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver ice cream hatchet by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver fish serving set from Sheffield, England with ivory handles from Japan at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver tea service (c1879) by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. of Wallingford, CT at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Silver grass sardine server (c1880-90) by George W. Shiebler & Co., New York City at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver ice cream hatchet (c1880) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver fish serving set (1881) from Sheffield, England with ivory handles from Japan at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Glass spoon holder in Jumbo elephant style by Aetna Glass or Canton Glass Cos. at Historical Glass Museum. Redlands, CA.Jumbo pattern spoon rack by David Barker of Canton Glass Co., Canton, OH in glass gallery at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Silver chowder spoon by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Caster set by Barbour Bros. Co. of Hartford plus silver fish spoon from Meriden & cake server from Hartford at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.
Glass spoon holder in Jumbo elephant style (1884) by Aetna Glass or Canton Glass Cos. at Historical Glass Museum. Redlands, CA.Jumbo pattern spoon rack (1884) by David Barker of Canton Glass Co., Canton, OH in glass gallery at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Silver chowder spoon (c1885) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Caster set (c1895) by Barbour Bros. Co. of Hartford plus silver fish spoon (c1900) from Meriden & cake server (1847) from Hartford at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.
Transferware commemorative plate showing Hartford Civil War memorial by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons of Staffordshire, England flanked by CT-made silverware at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Collection of spoons by Bert Bull made by Eisenstadt from St Louis World's Fair at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.Collection of spoons by Bert Bull made by Eisenstadt from St Louis World's Fair at Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Silver Basket With Handle by Shreve & Co. & silver bowl by J.N. Miller for G.T. Eichorn in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. AZ.
Transferware commemorative plate showing Hartford Civil War memorial (1896) by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons of Staffordshire, England flanked by CT-made silverware at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Collection of spoons by Bert Bull made by Eisenstadt from St Louis World's Fair (1904) at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.Collection of spoons by Bert Bull made by Eisenstadt from St Louis World's Fair (1904) at Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Silver Basket With Handle (1910-5) by Shreve & Co. & silver bowl (1900-20) by J.N. Miller for G.T. Eichorn in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. AZ.
Souvenir spoon shows California Building of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Apollo Line "Skyscraper" brush & mirror by Louis W. Rice made by Bernard Rice's Sons, Inc. at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware punch bowl from Lambeth, England & silver punch strainer by John Scofield of London, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Souvenir spoon shows California Building of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Apollo Line "Skyscraper" brush & mirror (c1928) by Louis W. Rice made by Bernard Rice's Sons, Inc. at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware punch bowl (1760-80) from Lambeth, England & silver punch strainer (1778-9) by John Scofield of London, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.

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