Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Ellmore to Ewing

Ellmore Silver Co.

Meriden, CT c. 1935-1960
Acquired the Amston Silver Co., Concord Silversmiths, G.H. French & Co., W. & S. Blackinton, and the Frank M. Whiting Co.  When Ellmore went out of business in 1960, the flatware dies of F.M. Whiting were sold to the Crown Silver Co. and the W. & S. Blackinton Co. was sold to Raimond Silver.  Makers of sterling flatware, holloware, and novelties.

Alfred H. Ellsworth

Pasadena, CA 1925-1929


See Elsie Freund.

Thomas Eltonhead

Baltimore, MD 1835-1843

Thomas P. Emerson (1814-1887)

Lafayette, IN  1857-1873

Charles T. Emery

Portsmouth, NH 1851-1868

Stephen Emery

Salem, MA c. 1776-1801

Thomas Knox Emery (1784-1815)

Boston, MA  1802-1813

Empire Art Silver

New York, NY 1890s-1930
A division of E. & J. Bass, Inc. Made mostly silverplated wares, but also made some sterling vanity and novelty items.

Empire Crafts Corp.

Newark, NJ 1930s-1950s
A direct-to-the-consumer marketing firm, selling sterling flatware under the brand name Royal Crest and silverplate under the name Nobility Plate.  The manufacturing was done by Oneida.

Empire Silver Co., Inc.

Brooklyn, NY 1946-Present
Makers of sterling and pewter holloware. Acquired by Lifetime Brands in 2014.

Enco, Inc.

New York, NY  c. 1945-1965
Manufacturing jewelers and makers of souvenir spoons and other souvenir novelties.

George Augustus Eno / G. Eno & Co.

Philadelphia, PA c. 1855-1880
Was in the partnership of Bechtel & Eno 1861-1866.


New York, NY 1878-1970
Makers of quality sterling historic reproduction items.

Eoff & Connor

New York, NY 1832-1834
A partnership between Garrett Eoff and John H. Conner.

Eoff & Howell

New York, NY 1805-1807
Garrett Eoff and Paul Howell.

Eoff & Phyfe

New York, NY  1844-1849
Edgar M. Eoff and William M. Phyfe.

Eoff & Shepard

New York, NY  1852-1861
A partnership of Edgar Mortimer Eoff and George L. Shepard. Successors to Eoff & Phyfe. Makers of sterling holloware, most of which were sold by large New York City retailers.

Edgar Mortimer Eoff (1817-1897)

New York, NY  1844-1869
Was in the partnerships of Eoff & Phyfe with William Phyfe 1844-1849 and Eoff & Shepard with George L. Shepard 1852-1861.

Garrett Eoff (1779-1845)

New York, NY 1801-1845
Was involved with several firms:
Eoff & Howell with Paul Howell 1805-1807.
Eoff & Conner with John H. Conner 1832-1834.
Eoff & Moore with John Chandler Moore in 1835.

Erickson Silver Shop

Gardner, MA  1932-Present
Founded by George C. Erickson, who had worked for Arthur J. Stone for many years.  Erickson turned over the business to his grandson Peter Erickson in 1977.  Makers of handwrought sterling flatware, holloware and jewelry.
See flatware patterns.

Ruth M. Erickson

Cleveland, OH 1939-1976
Maker of handwrought sterling flatware, holloware, and jewelry.

Henry Erwin

Philadelphia, PA 1816-1834
Silversmith and watchmaker.

John Erwin

Baltimore, MD 1809-1819 and
New York, NY c. 1815

Esco Sterling

See Eastern Sterling Co.

J. Eubank

Glasgow, KY  c. 1808-1850
This mark is attributed to one of four people: Joseph Eubank, Sr., Joseph Eubank, Jr., James Eubank, Jr., and John Eubank.

J. & J. Eubank

Glasgow, KY  c. 1834-1854
Brothers Joseph Eubank, Jr. and James Eubank, Jr.

Philip Eulon

Baltimore, MD 1849-1860

Evans & Allen

Binghampton, NY c. 1856-1865

Evans Case Co.

North Attleboro, MA 1920s-1960
Makers of sterling and silverplate cigarette cases, compacts, and other novelty items.  Became a division of the Hilsingor Corp.

Alfred J. Evans (1808-1893)

Binghamton, NY 1831-1850; Kirkwood, NY 1855; and
back to Binghamton, NY 1856-1876
Was a partner in the firms of H. & A.J. Evans c. 1836-1841, Evans & Allen with Henry M. Allen c. 1856-1865, and Evans & Manning
c. 1865-1875.

Henry Evans

New York, NY and Newark, NJ c. 1830-1861

Robert Evans

Boston, MA 1798-1810
Silversmith and jeweler.

Theo. Evans & Co.

New York, NY 1855-1865
Founded by Theodore Evans and John Cook. Succeeded by Evans & Cook.  Makers of coin flatware and holloware.
See flatware patterns.

William R. Evans

Cincinnati, OH 1844-1848 and Covington, KY 1849-c. 1860

Arthur A. Everts Co.

Dallas, TX 1907-1970s

John Ewan (1786-1852)

Charleston, SC  1823-1852
Was in the partnerships of P. Mood & Co. with Peter Mood in 1823 and Mood & Ewan with Peter Mood, Jr. 1823-1825.

William H. Ewan (b.c. 1820-1860)

Charleston, SC  c. 1841-1860

Warren B. Ewing

Shelbyville, KY c. 1845-1876