On cover: China, glass, earthenware, lamps, looking-glasses, pictures, etc.
Firm name is not indicated on this catalog, but the trademark of A.M.S. is found throughout. OCLC record incorrectly attributes this catalog to A.M.S. Firm. This trademark is actually the trademark of Silber and Fleming. The initials stand for the co-founder, Albert Marcius Silber.
Catalog is not dated, however indicates that Silber Light Company was awarded the "First Order of Merit" in Melbourne, in 1881 for their chandeliers. A water filter on p. 40, bears a label indicating Silber & Fleming was established in 1856. Other sources indicate that the Silber Light Company changed their name to Silber & Fleming Ltd. around 1885, and lasted in business until 1897 or 1898.
Glassware includes plain, engraved, and cut English crystal, pressed glass, table ornaments and mirrors, ornate flower stands, aquariums, fern cases, and conservatories, jugs and decanters, water sets and tumblers, coloured glassware, cheese cover, fly trap, bottles, salt cellars, knife rests, seed cups, ink wells, coloured and decorated glass, toilet sets, scent bottles, articles for glass chandeliers, stained, painted, engraved and embossed windows, window glass, epergnes and fruit stands, electro-silver plated glassware, lamps, lanterns, shades and globes, suspension lamps, railway, boat and street lights and lanterns, hookahs, and much more.
A special section on Silber Light Company goods, p. -261.
Trade catalogs at Winterthur no. 340
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