Shiebler & Co.

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Shiebler & Co.

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Also known as George W. Shiebler & Co.

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland

Biography:
During Shiebler’s youth, he served as a messenger boy for Western Union Telegraph Company, and served as a carrier for the Union Army during the American Civil War. In 1876, he founded his New York silversmith firm after he acquired Coles & Reynolds and began producing gold chains. An astute businessman, Shiebler secured all the components necessary to manufacture silver on a large scale: the factory of the successor to Albert Coles, Morgan Morgans, Jr. and the dies of John Polhamus, Albert Coles, Theodore Evans & Co., and Henry Hebbard. Shiebler produced flatware patterns using these old dies as well as drafting and manufacturing new designs. One of his more recognizable patterns is the medallion based “Etruscan,” introduced around 1880. Shiebler was instrumental in introducing “Homeric” style jewelry and flatware to the general public, and his participation in the art nouveau style is apparent in his “Flora” line, patented in 1889. He went on to serve as president and director of the New York Jewelers’ Association. George W. Shielber & Co. was dissolved in 1910 after filing for bankruptcy, and was subsequently purchased by Gorham.


 

Shiebler & Co. Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
A SHIEBLER SILVER AND SILVER GILT MATCH SAFE George W. Shiebler & Co., New York, New York, circa 1900 Marks: (wi...
A SHIEBLER SILVER AND SILVER GILT MATCH SAFE George W. Shiebler & Co., New York, New York, circa 1900Marks: (winged S),...
Lot 68098
Auction 5076
Monday, September 26, 2011
$6,572.50
A Five-Piece George Shiebler Japanesque Silver Leaf-Form Tea and Coffee Service, New York, New York, circa 1880-1885 Mar...
A Five-Piece George Shiebler Japanesque Silver Leaf-Form Tea and Coffee Service, New York, New York, circa 1880-1885Marks:... (Total: 5 Items)
Lot 74106
Auction 5271
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
$6,000.00
A SHIEBLER SILVER AND COPPER MATCH SAFE George W. Shiebler & Co., New York, New York, circa 1880 Marks: (winged...
A SHIEBLER SILVER AND COPPER MATCH SAFE George W. Shiebler & Co., New York, New York, circa 1880Marks: (winged S), STE...
Lot 68005
Auction 5086
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
$5,676.25
A SHIEBLER SILVER AND MIXED METAL FLASK George W. Shiebler & Co., New York, New York, circa 1890-1900 Marks: (wi...
A SHIEBLER SILVER AND MIXED METAL FLASK George W. Shiebler & Co., New York, New York, circa 1890-1900Marks: (winged S),...
Lot 68286
Auction 5091
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
$5,000.00
A Shiebler Silver Water Pitcher from the Slocum Family, New York, New York, circa 1885 Marks: (winged S), STERLING, 1710...
A Shiebler Silver Water Pitcher from the Slocum Family, New York, New York, circa 1885Marks: (winged S), STERLING, 1710,...
Lot 74056
Auction 5261
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
$3,500.00

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