Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Saart to Schroth

W.H. Saart Co. / Saart Bros. Co.

Attleboro, MA 1905-c. 1985
Founded by William H. Saart with his brothers Albert and Herman Saart.  Acquired the dies of the Sterling Silver Manufacturing Co. in the early 1900s.  Incorporated as the Saart Bros. Co. in 1916.  Saart Bros. made sterling flatware up until the 1930s then continued to make sterling holloware and vanity items.
See flatware patterns.

Saben Glass Company

New York, NY
Glassware manufacturer; they made sterling goods from
1949 to c. 1960.

Sackett & Co., Ltd.

Philadelphia, PA  1893-1897
Started business upon acquisition of the manufacturing division of Mead & Robbins.

Sackett, Davis & Co.

Providence, RI and Boston, MA 1856-1886
Founded by Adnah Sackett.  Silversmiths and manufacturing jewelers.

Harvey Sadd

New Hartford, CT 1798-1801; Hartford, CT 1801-1806 (working for Miles Beach);
Stockbridge, MA 1807-1829; and Austinburg, OH 1829-1840
Silversmith and watchmaker.

P.B. Sadtler & Sons

Baltimore, MD 1837-1872
Philip Benjamin Sadtler and his sons George T. and John P. Sadtler.

Phlip B. Sadtler

Baltimore, MD  1800-1860
Was in the partnership of Sadtler & Pfaltz 1800-1806 with John William Pfaltz.  Served as a captain in the War of 1812 commanding the Baltimore Yagers Company.  Partnered with his sons in the firm of Philip B. Sadtler & Sons from 1837 until his death in 1860.

Henry Harry Safford

Gallipolis, OH; Marietta, OH; Zanesville, OH 1800-1812

Charles Grandison St. John

Saratoga Springs, NY 1834 and Macon, GA 1834-1846

Gould St. John

Saratoga Springs, NY c. 1815 and Sing Sing, NY c. 1817
Silversmith and jeweler.

Henry Salisbury / Salisbury & Co.

New York, NY 1831-1855
Working as Salisbury & Co. c. 1838-1854 and H. Salisbury & Son c. 1855.  His son, Henry Salisbury, Jr., also had a partnership by the name of H. Salisbury & Co. 1857-1865.

Amos Sanborn / A. Sanborn & Co.

Lowell, MA 1849-1872
Was a partner in the firm of A. Sanborn & Co. with Horace B. Bacon 1866-1872, the business continuing after his death until 1875.

Robert Sanderson (b. 1608 d. 1693)

Hampton, NH c. 1639-1640; Watertown, MA c. 1642-1652 and Boston, MA 1653-1693
Was in the partnership of Hull & Sanderson with John Hull 1652-1683.

Sandland, Capron & Co.

North Attleboro, MA  1876-1904
Makers of sterling and silverplated holloware and vanity items.

Edward San Giovanni

Ridgefield, CT  c. 1937-1949
Became associated with Ridgefield Silversmiths c. 1949.

Henry Sargeant

Springfield, MA 1821-1853
Succeeded his father, Thomas Sargeant.

Jacob Sargeant

Mansfield, CT 1784-1789; Springfield, MA 1790-1795;
and Hartford, CT 1795-1843
Silversmith and watchmaker.

Thomas Sargeant

Springfield, MA 1795-1821
Succeeded by his son, Henry Sargeant.

Lawrence Saufkie

Shungopavi, AZ c. 1964-Present
Highly regarded Hopi silversmith.

John Y. Savage

Raleigh, NC 1818-1826; Salisbury, NC c. 1823;
Richmond, VA c. 1829-1832; and New York, NY 1839-c. 1860
Was in the partnerships of Savage & Stedman with John C. Stedman 1819-1820 and Savage & Kunsman with Henry Kunsman 1823-1824. Silversmith, watchmaker, and dentist.

William Savage

Glasgow, KY 1805 and 1808-1813 and Liberty, VA 1808

Amos Sawyer

Salem, MA c. 1795-1851

Henderson I. Sawyer

New York, NY c. 1840 and Hartford, CT c. 1845-1858

Sayre & Richards

New York, NY 1802-1813
A partnership between John Sayre and Thomas Richards.  The larger mark shown is unusual as it is both partners’ initials instead of their S&R mark.

Joel Sayre

Southampton, NY 1798-1801 and New York, NY 1802-1818

John Sayre

New York, NY 1796-1822
In the partnership of Sayre & Richards with Thomas Richards
1802-1813.

Paul Sayre

Southampton, NY 1780-1800

Mark J. Scearce / Wakefield-Scearce Gallery

Shelbyville, KY 1947-Present
Dealers in fine antiques and makers of sterling julep cups and trophies.  Their sterling items are marked with the initials of the U.S. president in office at the time the item is made.
Website.

John A. Schanck (Schenck)

New York, NY 1795-1798

Schaezlein & Burridge

San Francisco, CA 1888-1906

Jacob Schaffer

Washington, PA c. 1793-1850

Ernst Schall / Ernst Schall Co.

Hartford, CT 1861-1906
Expanded with several partners under the name of Ernst Schall Co. 1892-1906.  Primarily jewelers; made some souvenir spoons.

Garret Schanck

New York, NY c. 1791-1795
In the partnership of Van Voorhees & Schanck with Daniel Van Voorhees c. 1791-1793.

Scharling & Co.

Newark, NJ  1892-c. 1960
Founded by John H. Scharling and Joseph W. Haythorn.  Makers of sterling holloware, vanity items, novelties and jewelry.

Nicholas Schelnin Co.

New York, NY  c. 1904-1905

William Schimper & Co.

New York, NY c. 1884-1890 and Hoboken, NJ 1890-1927
Began as brass goods manufacturers, adding sterling and silverplate novelties in the early 1890s.

Gustavus A. Schlechter

Reading, PA 1889-c. 1920
Had owned several retail jewelry businesses beginning in 1872 prior to becoming a manufacturing jeweler in 1889, specializing in fraternal jewelry and medals.  Also made novelties and souvenir spoons. Returned to retail operations c. 1920 to 1937.

Schmitz, Moore & Co.

Newark, NJ  c. 1900-c. 1920
Succeeded by Moore & Hofmann.

C.J. Schneider Mfg. Co.

Toledo, OH c. 1930-Present
Founded by Cale Jacob Schneider who invented the cake breaker.  Best known for making cake breakers, cheese cutters, and corn cob holders.  Manufacturing operations ceased c. 1965.

Frank M. Schofield Co. / The Schofield Co.

Baltimore, MD  1928-1967
Originally founded in 1907 by Frank M. Schofield as the Baltimore Silversmiths Mfg. Co, becoming the Heer-Schofield Co. 1910-1928.  The name was changed to the Frank M. Schofield Co. in 1928 then to The Schofield Co. in 1930.  Acquired the dies of Jenkins & Jenkins when they purchased E.D. McParland & Son in 1932.  Schofield was acquired by The Stieff Co. in 1967.  Makers of sterling flatware and holloware.  The mark at left remains constant throughout all of the name changes except during the Heer-Schofield years when the B in the diamond was changed to an H as in the uppermost picture.
See flatware patterns.

Schohay & Ludwig / Schohay, Ludwig & Co.

Philadelphia, PA 1867-1873
Began as Schohay & Ludwig in 1867 by Albert Schohay and Adolph Ludwig.  The name was changed to Schohay, Ludwig & Co. when William H. Heilman joined he firm in 1869.

Carl Schon / Carl Schon, Inc.

Baltimore, MD  1915-1970
Carl Schon produced jewelery and small sterling items in his Baltimore workshop 1915-1923 after having worked for Metallurgic Art Co.  After his death in 1923, Schon’s business and name were bought from the estate and incorporated in 1925.  The business closed shop in 1970.

Ilya Schor (1904-1961)

New York, NY  c. 1941-1961

Schroth’s Gold and Silversmiths

Montville, NJ 1965-Present
Website.