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Fontaine Service, wrought from solid silver, International Silver Company, Meriden, Connecticut

EP001.12.012.006.010 (RS243158)

Description

The pattern was inspired by Pierre Fontaine, an architect to Napoleon Bonaparte, who developed the Empire style. A price list for the pieces is included. The International Silver Company is the successor to Wilcox & Evertsen.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1920-1925
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-11-18
Physical Description
1 brochure : illustrations ; 6 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches
Dimensions
6 1/4x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton, 18 November 1925.
GUSN
267797
Reference Code
EP001.12.012.006.010

Record details

Originator
International Silver Company (Publisher)
Other People
Fontaine, Pierre Francois, 1762-1853
Descriptive Terms
International Sterling Co.
advertising
business (commercial function)
silverware
tableware
Material Type
brochures
price lists
Places
Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware

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