Jean George Theobald

Jean George Theobald (1873–1952), born in Newark, New Jersey, lived in Attleboro, Massachusetts by 1900, and was listed in the 1910 federal census as a “jewelry designer.” He worked as a staff designer for the International Silver Company of Meriden, Connecticut, and its subsidiary the Wilcox Silver Plate Company in the mid- to late-1920s.


Works associated with this person or group


  • Dinette Tray, ca. 1928

    Low, curved pewter form with flat rim and three rounded sections to receive circular teapot (-1) flanked by creamer (-2) and sugar bowl (-3); block letter “G” engraved in center;…

  • Dinette Sugar Bowl, ca. 1928

    Cylindrical form engraved with block letter “G” on side opposite handle; flat inset lid with low circular ebonized wood finial; trapezoidal ebonized wood handle on side.

  • Dinette Teapot, ca. 1928

    Cylindrical form engraved with block letter “G” on side; flat inset hinged lid with low circular ebonized wood finial; triangular spout at front; trapezoidal ebonized wood handle at back.

  • Dinette Creamer, ca. 1928

    Cylindrical form engraved with block letter “G” on side; flat inset hinged lid with low circular ebonized wood finial; trapezoidal ebonized wood handle at back; triangular spout set perpendicular to…

  • Dinette Tea Set, ca. 1928

    Four-part pewter set consisting of cylindrical teapot, creamer, and sugar bowl (.1/3), on shaped tray (.4). All with trapezoidal ebonized wood handles, and engraved with block letter “G”. Teapot, creamer,…