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Minton, 1798-1910 : [catalogue of an] exhibition, August-October 1976 / [organized by the] Victoria and Albert Museum [and] Thomas Goode & Company Limited ; [by] Elizabeth Aslin and Paul Atterbury

Author:
Aslin, Elizabeth  Search this
Atterbury, Paul  Search this
Mintons Ltd  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Thomas Goode & Company  Search this
Subject:
Mintons Ltd  Search this
Physical description:
[1], 111, [1] p., 4 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 20 x 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1976
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.M55A84X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_94447

Early American furniture, fine English and American silver, English furniture : Chelsea, Coalport, and other English porcelains, oriental & hooked rugs : property from the collection of Miss Ella Parsons, Philadelphia, sold by her order : property of Cornelia U.S. Edmond, removed from Green Oak Farm, Flushing, L.I., estate of R.K. Richards, and of Mrs. Robert P. Lamont and other owners : public sale May 14 and 15, at 2:15 p.m

Title:
Early American furniture, English and American silver, English furniture & porcelains
Author:
American Art Association, Anderson Galleries (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Parsons, Ella Art collections  Search this
Edmond, Cornelia U. S Art collections  Search this
Lamont, Robert P. Mrs Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1936
Topic:
Furniture--Private collections  Search this
Silver--Private collections  Search this
Porcelain, English--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
NK570 .E23 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561955

People and pots : an exhibition from the Northern Ceramic Society, 3rd-31st March 1976, Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, Manchester

Author:
Northern Ceramic Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : ill. ; 21 x 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1976
1976?]
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Call number:
NK4085 .P419
NK4085.P419
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_144654

Bristol fine wares, 1670-1970 : ceramics in Bristol [exhibition] City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, 21st September 1979 - 31st January 1980

Title:
Ceramics in Bristol
Author:
City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 31 p., [4] p. of plates ; ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
1980]
Topic:
Porcelain, English  Search this
Pottery, English  Search this
Call number:
NK4087.B8 B86
NK4087.B8B86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_138922

The development of English porcelain, 1744-1891 [Catalogue by Patricia E. Glover]

Author:
Bovey, Patricia E  Search this
Author:
Winnipeg Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
[30] pages illustrations 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1972
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Porcelain, English  Search this
Porcelaine anglaise--Histoire  Search this
Porcelaine anglaise--Expositions  Search this
Porcelain, English--History  Search this
Porcelain, English--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NK4485 .B68 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114238

English ceramics from northern California collections March 29-June 15, 1980, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco D. Graeme Keith, Michael Conforti, Mary Forbes

Author:
Keith, D. Graeme (David Graeme) 1934-  Search this
Conforti, Michael  Search this
Forbes, Mary 1957-  Search this
Author:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  Search this
Physical description:
56 pages illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
California
Date:
1980
18th century
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Pottery--Private collections  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Porcelain--Private collections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114260

18th century English porcelain. A catalogue of a special exhibition. April 19 - May 27, 1956, Seattle Ceramic ... Seattle Art Museum

Author:
Seattle Ceramic Society  Search this
Rogers, Milljard B  Search this
Seattle Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : ill., 16 leaves of plates ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1956
1956]
Topic:
Porcelain, English  Search this
Call number:
NK4485 .S44
NK4485.S44
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_103909

Fisher, Bruce & Company Records

Creator:
Fisher, Richard  Search this
Collector:
Fisher, Bruce & Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.  Search this
Donor:
Gatter, Carl  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sales catalogs
Stereographs
Legislation (legal concepts)
Correspondence
Photographic prints
Postcards
Price lists
Place:
Colon (Panama)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Date:
1920-1940s
Summary:
Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.
Scope and Contents:
This collection primarily contains catalog pages and pricelists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, as well as some American ceramics. The catalog pages consist of color photographs of numbered ceramic items; the pricelists are separate pages keyed to the same numbers. These records, which date from 1939 1940, are arranged in separate folders by nationality.

The Belgian material consists of one catalog page of glassware. The British catalog pages depict Aynsley bone china (breakfast and tea sets), Grimwades earthenware, and "Toby" mugs of U.S. General McArthur and British General Wavell. The French catalog pages show "Quimper" design faience as well as other china and earthenware pieces. The Italian ceramics are primarily earthenware breakfast sets, bowls, baskets, vases, and donkey figures. There is also some Venetian glassware. The U.S. catalog pages show china breakfast sets and other tableware.

In addition, a photoprint in the collection shows the firm's building, ca. 1920s; a second photoprint shows a 1920s display of Pyrex ovenware in one of the building's display windows.
Biographical / Historical:
Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street in Philadelphia. The firm dates back at least to the year 1880, when it was known as Atherholt, Fisher & Company, and was located at 519 Market Street. The principals in the firm were Thomas C. Atherholt, Samuel Fisher, and his son, Joseph G. A. Fisher. By 1885 the company's name had changed to Fisher, Son & Company. By 1889, after the addition of George H. Ruth to the firm, its name had changed to Fisher, Son & Ruth. The following year, probably following the death of Samuel Fisher, Worthington Bruce joined the firm, and its name was changed to Fisher, Bruce & Company. In the same year the firm relocated to 221 Market Street.

The company continued to prosper in its Market Street location, which extended back to Church Street. By 1930, the adjoining building at 219 Market Street was purchased. The ground floors of numbers 219 221 were used as a showroom and the company's offices were located upstairs. The company stayed in the Fisher family's hands for the remainder of its existence, with E. Monroe Fisher as President of the firm beginning in 1930. In the 1970s the company was sold and the business relocated to New Jersey.
Provenance:
These records were donated to the Division of Domestic Life in February 1990 by Mr. Carl Gatter. His father, Herman L. Gatter, had been employed by Fisher, Bruce, for many years. The records were transferred to the Archives Center in March 1990.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.

Probable copyright restrictions.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Show windows  Search this
Stores, Retail  Search this
Table setting and decoration  Search this
Display of merchandise  Search this
Faience  Search this
Glassware  Search this
Glassware -- Belgian  Search this
Glassware -- Catalogs  Search this
Glassware -- Venetian  Search this
Importers  Search this
Advertising, Point-of-sale  Search this
Commemorative porcelain  Search this
Dams -- Panama  Search this
Ceramic tableware  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- French  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- Italian  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- Belgian  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- English  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- American  Search this
Locks and dams  Search this
Clay pot cookery  Search this
Plates (Tableware)  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Porcelain figures  Search this
Porcelain, French  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Porcelain -- Prices  Search this
Porcelain -- 20th century  Search this
Pottery figures  Search this
Pottery, American  Search this
Pottery, English  Search this
Pottery, French  Search this
Pottery, Italian  Search this
Pottery -- Prices  Search this
Pyrex  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sales catalogs
Stereographs
Legislation (legal concepts)
Correspondence -- 1940-1950
Photographic prints
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Price lists
Citation:
Fisher, Bruce & Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0370
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Fisher, Bruce & Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81269855a-4c8e-4eeb-8fce-5157c78d78b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0370
Online Media:

18th-century English porcelain; a brief guide to the collection in the National Museum of History and Technology [by] J. Jefferson Miller II., curator, Division of Ceramics and Glass

Author:
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Miller, J. Jefferson  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1973
Topic:
Porcelain, English  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Call number:
NK4485 .N38X
NK4485.N38X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_18638

Transactions / English Ceramic Circle

Author:
English Ceramic Circle  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1933
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Call number:
TP785 .E63
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192459

Transactions / English Porcelain Circle

Author:
English Porcelain Circle  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill.; 25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1928
1928-1932
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Call number:
TP785 .E63
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_319894

The collector's encyclopaedia of English ceramics [by] Bernard and Therle Hughes

Author:
Hughes, G. Bernard (George Bernard) 1896-  Search this
Hughes, Therle  Search this
Physical description:
171 p., 22 pages of plates : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Place:
England
Date:
1968
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Pottery--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Porcelain--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NK4230 .H93 1968
NK4230.H93 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_320866

English ceramics : the Frances and Emory Cocke Collection / text by Donald C. Peirce ; photography by Bill Roughen

Author:
High Museum of Art  Search this
Peirce, Donald C  Search this
Subject:
Cocke, Frances Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Cocke, Emory Art collections Catalogs  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
255 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Georgia
Atlanta
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Ceramics--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
NK4085 .H63 1988
NK4085.H63 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_372370

The concise encyclopedia of English pottery and porcelain, by Wolf Mankowitz & Reginald G. Haggar

Title:
Encyclopedia of English pottery and porcelain
Author:
Mankowitz, Wolf  Search this
Haggar, Reginald George 1905-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 312 p. illus., plates (part col.) 26 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Date:
1968
[1968, c1957]
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_504806

The concise encyclopedia of English pottery and porcelain, by Wolf Mankowitz & Reginald G. Haggar

Author:
Mankowitz, Wolf  Search this
Haggar, Reginald George 1905-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 312 p. illus. (part col.) 26 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Date:
1957
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Call number:
NK4085 .M34aZ
NK4085.M34aZ
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_254589

The concise encyclopedia of English pottery and porcelain, by Wolf Mankowitz & Reginald G. Haggar

Author:
Mankowitz, Wolf  Search this
Haggar, Reginald George 1905-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 312 p. illus. (part col.) 26 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Date:
1957
[1957]
Topic:
Pottery, English  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Call number:
NK4085 .M34X
NK4085.M34X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_32101

Important English furniture, decorations, ceramics and carpets : including property from [various owners] ... : auction, January 25, 1986 at 10:15 am : exhibition, Saturday, January 18 ... Friday, January 24, 10 am to 1 pm / Sotheby's

Title:
English furniture, decorations, ceramics and carpets
Author:
Sotheby's (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
[124] p. : ill., (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1986
Topic:
Furniture--Private collections  Search this
Porcelain, English--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Art objects, English--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Rugs  Search this
Call number:
NK2528 .S717 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494173

The Angus MacCuaig Percival estate : including fine Chinese export porcelain, English furniture rugs, silver and works of art [to be sold] Tuesday, January 29, 1985 at 10:00 a.m. precisely / [Christie's]

Author:
Precival, Angus MacCuaig  Search this
Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1985
Topic:
China trade porcelain--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Furniture--Private collections  Search this
Art objects--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
NK4565 .A59 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494176

Important English furniture, decorations and carpets : including property from the collection of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Zorniger ... [et al.] : auction, Friday, November 1, 1985 ... Saturday, November 2, 1985 ..

Title:
English furniture, decorations and carpets
Author:
Sotheby's (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
[208] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1985
[1985]
Topic:
Furniture--Private collections  Search this
Porcelain, English--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Art objects, English--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Rugs--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
NK2528 .I34 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494178

Old English porcelains & potteries; a guide to collectors of the products of the eighteenth century English factories, by Arthur S. Vernay and Horace Townsend

Author:
Vernay, Arthur S (Arthur Stannard) 1877-1960  Search this
Author:
Townsend, Horace  Search this
Publisher:
Arthur S. Vernay Incorporated (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
96 pages illustrations (some color) 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1913
[c1913]
Topic:
Pottery--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Call number:
NK4085 .V529 1913
NK4085.V529 1913
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_395623

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