Dirk Van Erp Studios
San Francisco, CA 1910-1977
Founded by Dirk Van Erp. Best known for their handwrought Arts & Crafts copper
work, they did work in other metals, including sterling. Upon Dirk Van Erp's retirement in
1929, his son William took over the shop. William added the word "handwrought" to the
original Dirk Van Erp mark.
John Van Derveer
Somerset, NJ 1800-1830
W.K. Vanderslice & Co.
San Francisco, CA 1860-1906
Founded by William Keyser Vanderslice. Sterling and coin
silver flatware and holloware; two flatware patterns were
patented by Vanderslice. Acquired by Shreve & Co. Many
Vanderslice items can be dated by the address that often
accompanies the maker's mark:
134 Washington St. 1858-1860 (Wm. K. Vanderslice working alone)
728 Montgomery St. 1860-1862
810 Montgomery St. 1863-1871
136 Sutter St. 1872-1906
See flatware patterns.
Clarence A. Vanderbilt
New York, NY c. 1891-1935
Maker of sterling holloware and novelties.
Van Voorhis & Schanck
New York, NY 1791-1793
Daniel Van Voorhis and Garret Schenck.
John T. Vansant & Co.
Makers of sterling flatware and holloware. The silverware
manufacturing portion of the business was sold to Simons, Bro. & Co.
in 1886. This business operated under the following names and dates:
John T. Vansant & Co. 1881-1884.
John T. Vansant Mfg. Co. 1884-1886.
Vansant Silver Co., Ltd. 1886-1892.
Benjamin Cromwell Van Vliet
Poughkeepsie, NY 1830-1851
In the partnership of Van Vliet & Cromwell
Richard Van Dyck (Van Dyke)
New York, NY c. 1750-1756
James S. Vancourt / J.S. Vancourt & Co.
New York, NY c. 1840-1861
Was in partnership with William L. Coles in the firm of Coles & Vancourt 1848-1852.
Peter Van Dyck (Van Dyke)
New York, NY c. 1710-1740
Van Voorhis & Coley
New York, NY 1785-1787
A partnership between Daniel Van Voorhis and William Coley.
Charleston, SC c. 1749-1752
Palmyra, MO 1848-1864
Abraham Van Nice
Danville, KY c. 1813
Daniel Van Voorhis (b. 1751 d. 1824)
Princeton, NJ 1782-1784; New York, NY 1784-1785 and 1790-1818;
and Rupert, VT 1786-1788
Involved in a number of partnerships:
Van Voorhis, Bayley & Coley with Simeon A. Bayley and William Coley
Van Voorhis, Bayley, Coley & Cox in 1785.
Van Voorhis & Coley with William Coley 1785-1787.
Van Voorhis & Schanck with Garret Schanck 1791-1793.
Van Voorhis & Son with stepson Thomas Richards 1797-1798, changing the name to Van Voorhis &
Valiant to Van Voorhis
Valiant to Van Voorhis
Tunis Van Riper
New York, NY 1815-1829
VanCott & Polhamus
New York, NY 1837-1838
Albert B. Van Cott and John Polhamus.
C. & J. Vanhouten
Cincinnati, OH c. 1860-1862
Charles and Joseph C. Vanhouten.
Albert B. Van Cott
New York, NY 1832-c. 1845; Milwaukee, WI c. 1845-1871;
Chicago, IL 1871-1880; and Madison, WI c. 1880-1895
Peter Van Bueren
New York, NY 1797-1798