Meriden Silver Photos

A number of pewter, britannia metal & silversmithing companies operated around Meriden, CT (some dating back to the early 1800s). Several were consolidated starting in the 1850-60s under the Rogers Brothers. This page features metalwork bearing the Meriden or Rogers Bros. name or mark.

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Silver-plated compote by Meriden Britannia Co of Meriden, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Fruit stand in shape of leaf by Meriden Silver Plate Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Calling card tray with heron by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Calling card tray with flowers by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Silver-plated compote (1865-80) by Meriden Britannia Co of Meriden, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Fruit stand in shape of leaf (c1875) by Meriden Silver Plate Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Calling card tray with heron (c1880) by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Calling card tray with flowers (c1885) by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Table bell with Neoclassical figure by Meriden Britannia Co., Meriden Ct. at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Hot water pot by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Tea service by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Pitcher by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Table bell with Neoclassical figure (c1885) by Meriden Britannia Co., Meriden Ct. at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Hot water pot (c1885) by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Tea service (c1885) by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Pitcher (c1885) by Meriden Britannia Co. of Meriden, CT at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Silver tea service by Rogers Bros. Manuf. Co. given to VT railroad pioneer Jonas Wilder at Vermont History Museum. Montpelier, VT.Caster set by Barbour Bros. Co. of Hartford plus silver fish spoon from Meriden & cake server from Hartford at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Silver-plated & Bakelite tea service by Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. or Meriden, CT at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Silverplated & catalin coffeepot by Barbour Silver Co. of Meriden, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Silver tea service (1890s) by Rogers Bros. Manuf. Co. given to VT railroad pioneer Jonas Wilder at Vermont History Museum. Montpelier, VT.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.Silver-plated & Bakelite tea service (1928) by Jean G. Theobald for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. or Meriden, CT at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Silverplated & catalin coffeepot (1929-32) by Barbour Silver Co. of Meriden, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Cocktail set by Manning Bowman of Meriden & lidded ice bucket by Landers, Frary & Clark of New Britain at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Antique Wm Rogers silver company box at Isham-Terry House Museum. Hartford, CT.

Cocktail set by Manning Bowman of Meriden & lidded ice bucket (c1945) by Landers, Frary & Clark of New Britain at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Antique Wm Rogers silver company box at Isham-Terry House Museum. Hartford, CT.


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