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Gorham Silver: </br>Designing Brilliance 1850–1970

Gorham Silver:
Designing Brilliance 1850–1970

February 06, 2019 3 min read

We are proud supporters of the upcoming traveling exhibition and landmark publication: Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance 1850-1970. The show will open May 3rd at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence with a day-long symposium and afternoon opening. Mark your calendars now!
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George E. Germer (1869-1936), </br>Master Silversmith of Ecclesiastical Art </br>

George E. Germer (1869-1936),
Master Silversmith of Ecclesiastical Art

January 17, 2019 9 min read

When George Ernest Germer died in 1936, he had established himself as the finest maker of ecclesiastical silver of the American arts & crafts movement.

In many ways, Germer was a quintessential member...

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The Mackay Service, </br> Tiffany & Co.'s Greatest Dinner Service </br></br></br>

The Mackay Service,
Tiffany & Co.'s Greatest Dinner Service


December 26, 2018 9 min read

The dinner service ordered from Tiffany & Co. by "Silver King" John Mackay remains singular in its importance to American silver...
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Episcopal Divinity School, </br>Cambridge, Massachusetts

Episcopal Divinity School,
Cambridge, Massachusetts

December 03, 2018 2 min read

Founded due to the need for a New England based seminary in the Episcopal Church, the school was always a leader of inclusiveness. It was the first seminary to accept African-Americans...
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Global exchange: </br>How the craftsmanship of two </br>cultures met in Gorham's </br>"Japanese Work" silver

Global exchange:
How the craftsmanship of two
cultures met in Gorham's
"Japanese Work" silver

October 30, 2018 15 min read

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Erik Magnussen at work for Gorham c. 1926

Erik Magnussen

August 16, 2018 2 min read

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Silver "Samples" & "Specials" at Gorham

Silver "Samples" & "Specials" at Gorham

January 10, 2018 2 min read

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George Sharp and Bailey & Co.

George Sharp and Bailey & Co.

December 30, 2017 2 min read

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Michael Gibney, John Gorham and steam power in America

Michael Gibney, John Gorham and steam power in America

October 23, 2017 2 min read

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John C. Moore's Flatware

John C. Moore's Flatware

July 15, 2017 2 min read

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Gorham at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago

Gorham at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago

May 19, 2017 5 min read

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The Samuel M Felton Presentation

The Samuel M Felton Presentation

May 05, 2017 7 min read

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