Category Archives: Japanese Pattern

German “Japanese”

Hiram Hayden, of Holmes, Booth & Haydens,¬†designed some gorgeous flatware patterns….”Corinth” and “India” are two that I have in my personal collection.¬† But the 1879″Japanese” has been another that I’ve long admired. The patent design drawing above shows bamboo and … Continue reading

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Holmes, Booth & Haydens 1868 “Roman” Pattern

I have a dinner knife marked “Holmes Booth & Haydens A1”. Research tells me that it is in the “Roman” pattern. Research also tells me that this pattern dates to the mid 1880s. Being familiar with earlier Holmes Booth & … Continue reading

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