Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Mitchell to Mott

Mitchell & Pear

Boston, MA 1860-1862
Henry A. Mitchell and William B. Pear.

Mitchell & Tyler

Richmond, VA 1845-1866
Partnership of Samuel Phillips Mitchell and John Henry Taylor
which ended due to Mitchell’s failing health.

Phineas Mitchell

Boston, MA 1809-1832
Was in the partnership of Mitchell & Whitney 1813-1821.

William Mitchell, Jr. (b. 1795 d. 1852)

Richmond, VA  1818-1845
Silversmith and jeweler.  Was in the partnership of Taft & Mitchell with Elisha Taft 1818-1820.

James Mix (1793-1859)

Albany, NY  1827-1859

James Mix, Jr. (1826-1907)

Albany, NY  1846-1906

Charles T. Mixer

Saco ME 1826-1835
Mixer was a member of the firm of Putnam & Mixer c. 1825.

J. & W. Moir

New York, NY 1844-187
John and William Moir.

John I. Monell

New York, NY 1820-1831
Was in the partnership of Monell & Williams with Charles M. Williams 1826-1827.

James Monk

Charleston, SC c. 1797-1805
In the partnership of Atmar & Monk with Ralph Atmar 1797-1799 and later Monk & Meurset with John Meurset 1804-1805.

Preston Monongye

Gallup, NM Early 1960s-1991
Highly acclaimed Hopi artist and silversmith.

James J. Monroe

St. Louis, MO 1848-1900
Was a partner in the firm of Monroe & Defriez with William Defriez c. 1849-1859.

Monsen Bros.

Oakland, CA 1910s

Robert Monteith

Baltimore, MD 1814-1849
In the partnership of I. & R. Monteith with John Monteith

John L. Moffat (Moffatt)

New York, NY 1811-1835
Was in the firm of Wilmarth, Moffat & Curtis c. 1830-1834.

John Mooar (b. 1820)

Francestown, NH 1844-1846 and Manchester, NH 1846-1901
Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker.

J. & P. Mood

Charleston, SC c. 1834-1841

John Mood (1792-1864)

Charleston, SC 1813-1824 and 1830-1864
Was in the partnerships of P. Mood & Son/P. Mood & Sons
1814-1821; P. Mood & Co. with his brother Peter Mood, Jr.  and
J. & P. Mood with Peter Mood, Jr. 1834-1841.

Peter Mood, Sr. (1766-1821)

Charleston, SC  1785-1821
Was in the partnership of P. Mood & Son 1814-1819 and 1820-1821 and P. Mood & Sons 1819-1820.

Edmund Mooers (Moores)

Bath, ME 1822-1829
Also had branch stores in Thomaston and Belfast, ME.

Moore & Ferguson

Philadelphia, PA c. 1801-1804

Moore & Hofmann

Newark, NJ c. 1921-1925
Successor to Schmitz, Moore & Co.

Charles Moore

Philadelphia, PA c. 1800-1809
In the firm of Moore & Ferguson c. 1801-1804.

John C. Moore / John C. Moore & Son

New York, NY 1832-1864
A partner in the firm of Moore & Brown with Thomas Brown
1832-1834 then in the firm of Eoff & Moore with Garret Eoff in 1835. Took his son Edward Chandler Moore on as partner in and became known as John C. Moore & Son 1849-1864; John C. Moore stepped down in the latter years, and Edward took over.  Beginning in 1851, the Moore firm produced exclusively for Tiffany & Co.  In 1868, Tiffany purchased the company, raising Tiffany’s status from being a silver retailer to a silver manufacturer.  Edward C. Moore headed up Tiffany’s silver department and was their chief designer until his death in 1891.

Jared L. Moore

New York, NY 1823-1845
In the partnerships of Moore & Brewer with Charles Brewer
1823-1824 then later Jared L. Moore & Co. with Charles Brewer and Francis Brown c. 1837-1850.

William V. Moore / W.V. Moore & Co.

Mobile, AL  1853-1860
Silversmith and jeweler.

E. Morgan & Son

Poughkeepsie, NY 1832-1836
Elijah Morgan and son William S. Morgan.

Elijah Morgan, Jr.

Poughkeepsie, NY 1805-1836
In partnerships of Sadd & Morgan 1805-1806; Morgan & Cook with Harry Cook 1806-1807; Morgan & Kennedy in 1807; and E. Morgan & Son with William S. Morgan 1832-1836.

William S. Morgan (1807-1886)

Poughkeepsie, NY  1832-1881
Silversmith and jeweler. Was in the partnership of E. Morgan & Son with his father Elijah Morgan, Jr. 1832-1836.

Alexander C. Morin

Philadelphia, PA 1813-1824

John Morin (d.c. 1832)

Philadelphia, PA  1808-c. 1832

James Morrow (b.c. 1806)

Mt. Sterling, KY  1824-1825

Morse & Moseley

Albany, NY c. 1823

James Harvey Morse (1829-1894)

Westfield, MA  1849-1894

Nathaniel Morse (Mors) (b.c. 1685-1748)

Boston, MA  c. 1710-1748

Stephen Morse (1743-d.c. 1800)

Gloucester, MA 1763-1771; Portsmouth, NH 1771-1791; Concord, NH
1791-1795; Boston, MA 1796; and Deerfield, NH c. 1800

H.R. Morss & Co., Inc.

North Attleboro, MA c. 1930-1940
Makers of sterling flatware and baby items.
See flatware patterns.

Jacob Moses

Savannah, GA 1768-1785
Was in the partnership of Sime & Moses with William Sime 1768-1769.

Martin Moses

Somers, NY 1815-1818; Lenox, MA 1818-1849; and
Peekskill, NY 1850-1880

Barnet Moss

Richmond, VA 1812-1824; Tappahannock, VA 1831-1839;
and Warrenton, VA 1839-1841
Was in the partnership of B. Moss & Son with son Charles B. Moss in 1839.

Michael C. Motch

Covington, KY 1857-1899


New York, NY
Mark may have been used by any of the following:
Jordan Mott 1789-1836
James S. Mott 1825-1845
Josiah C. Mott 1838-1849
William Mott, Jr. 1838-1839
James S. & J. Mott 1831-1834
J.H. & Jordan Mott, Jr. 1835-1836
William & Josiah Mott 1836-1842
Mott Brothers 1840-1856

Mott & Morrell

New York, NY c. 1804-1809
Jordan Mott and Jacob Morrell.

Jordan Mott (1768-1840)

New York, NY  1789-1836
In the partnerships of Mott & Morrell 1804-1809 and J.S. & J. Mott with his son James S. Mott 1831-1834.  Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker.

James Stryker Mott

New York, NY  1825-1845