New York, NY c. 1833-1874
Was a partner in the firms of Vancott & Polhamus 1837-38
with Albert H. Vancott and Polhamus & Strong 1859-1863.
Partnered with William Bogert as John Polhamus & Co.
1871-1874. Important maker of sterling flatware and for a
short time produced silver for Tiffany & Co. Many items
produced by Polhamus carry only a retailer's mark or simply
the initials JP. Most flatware dies were acquired by Geo. W. Shiebler & Co.;
at least one was acquired by the Whiting Mfg. Co. See flatware patterns.
Polhamus & Strong
New York, NY 1859-1863
John Polhamus and George E. Strong.
Poole Silver Co.
Taunton, MA 1893-1971
Originally Poole & Roche until Poole bought out Roche sometime after 1911.
Production of their sterling wares began in 1946. The Bristol Silver division
was started in 1950 to manufacture silverplated holloware. Acquired by the
Towle Manufacturing Co. in 1970. Makers of sterling and silverplate flatware.
See flatware patterns.
Boston, MA 1782-1811
Lewis Joseph Poncet
Alexandria, VA 1796 and Baltimore, MD 1797-1822
G.L. & J.R. Poor
Selma, AL 1851-1859
George L. Poor and James R. Poor
William Poole (b. 1764 d. 1829)
Wilmington, DE 1790-1798
Platt & Brothers
New York, NY 1836-1846
A partnership between brothers David D., Elkana, George W.
and Nathan C. Platt. Succeeded by Platt & Brother.
George Wood Platt
New York, NY 1824-1859
A partner in the firm of G.W. & N.C. Platt 1828-1835. In the partnership
of Platt & Brothers 1836-1859.
William P. Poindexter
Lexington, KY 1818-1859
Took son William A. Poindexter on as a partner and went by
the name William Poindexter & Son c. 1838-c. 1845.
Platt & Brother
New York, NY 1848-1859
George W. and Nathan C. Platt. Successors to Platt & Brothers.
G.W. & N.C. Platt
New York, NY 1828-1835
George Wood Platt and Nathan C. Platt.
William A. Poindexter
Lexington, KY 1836-1851 and 1858-1882
Was in the partnership of William Poindexter & Son with his father
William P. Poindexter c. 1838-c. 1845. Joined with brother Charles H.
Poindexter in the firm of C.H. & W.A. Poindexter 1859-1868. Was in the partnership of Parrish &
Poindexter with E.H. Parrish c. 1869.
John F. Plummer
Baltimore, MD c. 1845-c. 1865
W.A. Platt / W.A. Platt & Co.
Columbus, OH 1830-1850
Robert Isaac Watts Polk
Woodstock, VA 1837-1839 and Winchester, VA 1839-1861
In the partnership of Campbell & Polk with Thomas Campbell 1850-1856.
Place to Poore
Place to Poore
Rochester, NY and Ithica, NY c. 1827-1845
Theodore H. Pond
An educator at the Rhode Island School of Design
who also designed glass for Tiffany Studios, Pond
headed up the Pond Applied Arts Studio 1911-1914.
Portland, ME c. 1795