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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1925

Location Note

Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware

GUSN

GUSN-267804

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
silverware
tableware
architects
trade catalogs

Physical Description

1 trade catalog, 32 pages : illustrations ; 12 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Date of Acquisition

1925-11-18

Reference Code

EP001.12.012.006.016

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

12 1/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton, 18 November 1925.

Places

Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Originator

International Silver Company (Publisher)
Redfield-Kendrick-Odell Co. (Printer)

Material Type

trade catalogs

Other People

Fontaine, Pierre Francois, 1762-1853

Descriptive Terms

International Silver Company

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware