Shreve & Co. Sterling Silver Hand Hammered Art Nouveau Vase
Shreve sterling silver vase in graceful Art Nouveau style, partially hammered with applied grape leaves and engraved linear designs, measuring 7'' in diameter by 19'' in height, weighing 38.4 ozt, and bearing hallmarks as shown.
Shreve & Company is an established retailer of jewelry, from timepieces to diamonds, headquartered in San Francisco, California. Incorporated in 1894 by George Rodman and Albert J. Lewis, it is considered the oldest commercial establishment in San Francisco. The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society has the silver spade used by San Francisco Mayor James Rolphe at the groundbreaking for city hall and the civic center, and other objects made by Shreve & Co.
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