Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Cellini to Clarke

The Cellini Shops / Cellini Craft, Ltd.

Evanston, IL 1914-1978 and Skokie, IL 1957-1965
Founded by Ernest Gerlach as The Cellini Shops. As a result of the need to add a less expensive material during the depression, a line of aluminum goods was added called Argental, and a second business, Cellini Craft, was established in 1934.  Cellini Craft was sold to the Randahl Co. in 1957 who moved the shop to Skokie, IL. Their patterns were sold to Reed & Barton in 1965. The Cellini Shops were sold to Randahl in 1969 and the workshop was closed. The store remained open as a retail shop until 1978.

Century Sterling

A line of sterling flatware made by the International Silver Co. which was distributed by Sears, Roebuck & Co.
See flatware patterns.

Chadwick & Harford

Philadelphia, PA Before 1825
Thomas Chadwick and George Harford.

Frederick A. Chaffee

Pittsfield, MA 1849-1860 with a branch store in Rutland, VT
Was a partner in the business of Root & Chaffee 1840-1849 and then Root, Chaffee & Baird with Washington McDonough Root and
Prentice Baird 1849-1850.

John Champlin

New London, CT 1768-1785

Dimond Chandler

New York, NY 1820-1838 and Longmeadow, MA 1838-1847
Silversmith and manufacturer of spectacles and thimbles. Was in the partnership of Chandler & Darrow c. 1830-1831. He sold his business in 1847 and went on to become a major button manufacturer.

Timothy Chandler (1762-1848)

Concord, NH  1791-1848
A partner with his son Timothy Jay Chandler in the firm of Timothy Chandler & Son 1820-1824 changing the name to Timothy Chandler & Co. 1824-1829. Was also in the partnership of A. Chandler & Co. with son Abiel Chandler 1829-1830.  Silversmith and clockmaker.

Timothy J. Chandler (b. 1798)

Concord, NH  1820-1829
Was a partner with his father Timothy Chandler in the firm of
Timothy Chandler & Son 1820-1824 then Timothy Chandler & Co. 1824-1829.

Humiston Chapin

New York, NY 1853-1863

Otis Chapin

Springfield, MA c. 1821-1840

Samuel Chapin (1806-1903)

Vernon, NY c. 1840-1848 and Oneida NY 1848-1855 and 1857-c. 1890
Chapin was in the partnership of S. Chapin & Sons with Samuel Chapin, Jr. and Earl Chapin c. 1859-c. 1890.

The Charter Co.

A fine arts sterling division of the International Silver Co. that produced goods 1928-1932.

Charters, Cann & Dunn

New York, NY 1848-1854
James Charters, John Cann, and David Dunn.

Claudius Chat (d. 1798)

New York, NY c. 1790 and Philadelphia, PA 1791-1798

John Chatellier

Newark, NY 1899-c. 1935
Makers of sterling and silverplate smoking accessories, boxes,
clock and watch cases, and novelties. John Chatellier died in 1922, and the business continued under his name until c. 1935.

George Washington Chatterton (1822-1888)

Springfield, IL 1842-1873 and New York, NY 1873-1880
Was a partner in the firms of:
C.W. Chatterton & Bro. with Charles W. Chatterton 1842-1849.
Fitch & Chatterton with Dennis M. Fitch 1874-1877.
Chatterton & Dodd with David C. Dodd 1877-1879.

Chaudron & Rasch

Philadelphia, PA 1809-1812
J. Simon Chaudron and Anthony Rasch.

Jean Simon Chaudron (1758-1846) / S. Chaudron & Co.

Philadelphia, PA 1793-1820 and Mobile, AL c. 1827-1846
Was in the partnerships of Chaudron & Bilon with Charles Billon 1795-1797 and Chaudron’s & Rasch with Anthony Rasch 1809-1812. Worked under the business name of S. Chaudron & Co. 1805-1813.  An early user of higher grade sterling silver when coin silver was in common usage.

Maxwell Chayat

NJ 1950s to 1970s
Sculptor, modernist jeweler, and silversmith, well known for his Judaic work.

John Hatch Cheadell / Cheadell & Co.

Auburn, NY 1827-1846
Was in the partnerships of Cheadell & Co. c. 1837-1846 and Chedell & Allen with Philo Allen in Buffalo, NY 1844-1846.

Chicago Silver Company

Chicago, IL 1923-1945
Founded by Knut L. Gustafson. Makers of handwrought sterling Arts & Crafts flatware and holloware.
See flatware patterns.

Moses M. Chick

Concord, NH 1849-1856

Asaph King Childs (1820-1902)

Milledgeville, GA 1835-1846 and Athens, GA 1847-1863, c. 1870-1877, and c. 1878-1879
Was in the partnerships of O. & A.K. Childs with his brother Otis Childs 1847-1853; A.K. Childs & Co. with H.J. Adams 1854-1855 and another A.K. Childs & Co. with George A. Homer 1860-1863; and Childs & Moss with R.L. Moss c. 1870-1877 and c. 1878-1879.

Charles C. Childs (1830-1911)

Pittsfield, MA c. 1858-1859 and 1864-1879 and
St. Johnsbury, VT 1859-1867
Was a partner in the firms of W.M. Root & Co. with Washington M. Root c. 1858-1859; C.C. Childs & Co. 1864-1879; and C.C. Childs & Adams with E.L. Adams 1866-1867.  The mark shown is from a spoon retailed by Childs.

George K. Childs

Philadelphia, PA 1828-1859

Otis Childs (1811-1899)

Milledgeville, GA 1837-1872 and Newton, MA 1872-c. 1875
Had a branch business in Athens, GA, 1846-1853
Was in the partnership of Childs & Chamberlain 1852-1861.  The  partnership of O. & A.K. Childs with his brother Asaph K. Childs was in Athens 1847-1853.

Peter Chitry

New York, NY 1812 and 1815-1850 and Philadelphia, PA 1814

Ebenezer Chittenden (1726-1812)

East Guilford (Madison), CT c. 1747-1770 and
New Haven, CT 1770-1812

Robert W. Choate

Philadelphia, PA 1827-1838 and Louisville, KY c. 1852

Stephen D. Choate

Cincinnati, OH 1836; Louisville, KY 1841-1855; and
Shelbyville, KY 1855-1860

Nathan M. Christian

Utica, NY c. 1840-1851

Church & Rogers

Hartford, CT 1825-1836
Joseph Church, Joseph Rogers, and William Hazen Rogers.

Joseph Church (1794-1876)

Hartford, CT  1818-1841
In the partnerships of Church & Rogers 1825-1836 and L.T. Welles & Co. with Leonard T. Welles 1840-1841.

Churchill & Treadwell

Boston, MA 1805-1813
Jesse Churchill and Daniel Treadwell.

Jesse Churchill

Boston, MA 1805-1819
In the partnership of Churchill & Treadwell 1805-1813.

A.L. Clapp

New York, NY c. 1800

Joseph Clarico

Norfolk, VA 1816-1828

Clark & Anthony

Providence, RI 1836-1837
A partnership between George G. Clark and Lorenzo D. Anthony.

Clark & Biddle

Philadelphia, PA  1866-1870
Succeeded by Robbins, Clark & Biddle who, in 1878, merged with
Bailey & Co. to become Bailey, Banks & Biddle.

Clark & Bros.

Rutland, VT 1855-1868
Brothers A.W. Clark, Horace G. Clark, and Norman Clark.

Clark & Cargill

New York, NY c. 1833

Clark & Hinton

Paris, KY 1854-1857
E. Clark, Jr. and William M. Hinton.

Clark, Pelletreau & Upson

New York, NY  1822-1823 with a branch in Charleston, SC 1823
Curtis H. Clark, Maltby Pelletreau, and William Upson.

Clark, Rackett & Co.

Augusta, GA 1840-1852
Successor to F. & H. Clark when George Rackett joined the firm in 1840.

Clark & True

Middletown, CT 1891-1960s
Founded by Herbert L. Clark and George W. True. Silversmiths and jewelers.

F. & H. Clark

Augusta, GA 1830-1840
A partnership between Francis Clark and Horace Clark. Became
Clark, Rackett & Co. in 1840 when George Rackett was added as
a partner.

F.H. Clark & Co.

Memphis, TN  1847-1876
Founded by Frederick H. Clark, Albert C. Wurzbach, and James S. Wilkins.  Primarily jewelers.

Francis Clark / F. Clark & Co.

Augusta, GA 1816-c. 1840 and Huntsville, AL 1843
Francis Clark took on an unknown partner and went by the name of F. Clark & Co. c. 1820-1822.  Partnered with Horace Clark as F. & H. Clark 1830-1840.  The name was changed to Clark, Rackett & Co. when George Rackett became a partner 1840-1852.  Rackett died in 1852 and the name changed to Clark & Co.  There is no information regarding Clark after 1840.  The business of Clark & Co. remained operating until at least 1860.

Gabriel Duval Clark (1813-1896)

Baltimore, MD  1830-1893
Was in the partnership of Foxcroft & Clark with James A.
Foxcroft 1831-1838.

George G. Clark (1792-1869)

Providence, RI  1813-1854
Was in the partnership of Clark & Anthony with Lorenzo D. Anthony 1836-1837.

George R. Clark

Auburn, NY c. 1825-1827; Utica, NY 1828 and 1840-1846; and
Rome, NY 1838
In the partnership of Jenkins & Clark with B.R. Jenkins 1826-1827.

Jonas Coe Clark

Watertown, NY 1836-1837; Utica, NY 1837-1840; and
Albany, NY 1840-1841
Partnered with Lewis Wicks Clark in the firm of L.W. & J.C. Clark 1836-1837.

Jonathan Clarke (1705-1770)

Newport, RI 1734-c. 1755 and Providence, RI c. 1755-1766

Joseph Clark (b. 1716 d. 1783)

Boston, MA 1737-1756

Joseph Clark (1864-1821)

Danbury, CT 1787-1791 and Newburgh, NY 1811-c. 1818
Partnered with Joseph Reeve in the firm of Reeve & Clark
c. 1818.  Served in the Revolutionary War in 1777.

Joseph H. Clark (1814-1872)

Portsmouth, NH  1834-1864

Levi Clark (1801-1875)

Norwalk, CT  c. 1825-1870
Was in the partnership of Clark & Brother with James Starr Clark
c. 1825.

Lewis Wicks Clark

Watertown, NY 1832-1836 and Utica, NY 1836-1838
Was in the partnership of L.W. & J.C. Clark with Jonas Coe Clark

Patrick F. Clark

Philadelphia, PA  1842-1843

Thomas Clark (1725-1781)

Boston, MA  1746-1781
Silversmith, clockmaker, and watchmaker.

Uri Clark (1836-1916)

Ithaca, NY 1864-1865 and 1867-c. 1915
Was a partner in the firm of Burritt, Clark & Co. 1864-1865.
Was secretary of the Ithaca Calendar Clock Co. 1902-c. 1915.