Ivory carving in antiquity Due to certain characteristics of ivory; fine grain, creamy light colour, smooth texture, and soft lustre, it has always been a material highly appreciated.
This means that this post will probably be edited several times. Place: Danbury, Connecticut Years: 1869 - 1922 - Early 1950s Founders: Nathaniel Burton Rogers Cephas B. Rogers II manufactured under Rogers name until 1950s. If you have any questions please feel free to leave a comment. Rogers Rogers & Hamilton Company Place: Waterbury, Connecticut Years: 1886 - 1898 Mergers: Merged with International Silver Company 1898 Founders: Charles Alfred Hamilton William H. This blog is an exploration of silver and silver plate. It is just a small record of my experiences, hunting, researching and playing with silver and silver plate. If you do find it useful please feel free to leave a comment. This post is an attempt to create a list, history, and database that will make this situation a little less confusing.
I do not imagine that I will be able to get everything down in one go. Rogers & Brothers in Meriden Connecticut Purchased by Cephas B. Carved ivory can be found in ancient Egypt, Greece, China, Japan, and India.Ivory carvings have been discovered from prehistoric times through the Roman, Carolingian, Archaic, Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque periods up until modern times.These mainly include prehistoric engravings on ivory representing animals or scenes.Moving on carved elephant tusks and hippopotamus teeth were prominent in ancient Egypt.The second thing to think about are the backstamps or marks. Years: 1853 - 1861 Founders: William Rogers Asa Rogers Jr. Place: Hartford Connecticut Years: 1871 - 1879 Mergers: Merged with Wm. Moved to: Taunton, Massachusetts 1886 - Present 1955 Bought by National Silver Company Bought by J.