Early 20th Century Sterling Silver Dish Plate Bowl With Fox Head Motifs by Roger Williams and Spaulding
Early 20th century sterling silver bowl designed by Roger Williams, retailed by Spaulding Co. Designed with scrolls, foxes' head around rim, and grape clusters and grape leaves. Measuring 11 3/4 inches in diameter, weighing 33.65 troy ounces. Bearing hallmarks as shown in images.
Roger Williams Silver Co. was a Providence-based silver company active at the beginning of the 20th century, which was a successor to Howard and one of the founding companies of Mount Vernon Co. which was bought by prestigious maker Gorham in 1913.
Founded in 1888 by Henry A. Spaulding, Spaulding & Co., a Chicago-based firm, was owned by Gorham in the late 1920s to 1943. Well known as a jewelry retailer, Spaulding & Co. also manufactured and retailed sterling hollowware.
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