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Fontaine Service in international sterling for the modern American home, wrought from solid silver, International Silver Company, Meriden, Connecticut

EP001.12.012.006.016 (RS243188)

Description

The pattern was inspired by Pierre Fontaine, an architect to Napoleon Bonaparte, who developed the Empire style. The images bring out the details in the Fontaine design. A cabinet and chest made to hold the service sets is included.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1925
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-11-18
Physical Description
1 trade catalog, 32 pages : illustrations ; 12 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches
Dimensions
12 1/4x 6 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton, 18 November 1925.
GUSN
267804
Reference Code
EP001.12.012.006.016

Record details

Originator
International Silver Company (Publisher)
Redfield-Kendrick-Odell Co. (Printer)
Other People
Fontaine, Pierre Francois, 1762-1853
Descriptive Terms
International Silver Company
advertising
architects
business (commercial function)
silverware
tableware
Material Type
trade catalogs
Places
Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware

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