Jarvie, Robert R.

Country

Era

1865-1940

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Description

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Self taught Metalworker
  • Advertised himself in House Beautiful as the “Candlestick Maker.”

1904

  • Opened the Jarvie Shop and changed his avocation to his vocation.

c.1905-1910

  • Added gold and silver to his line.

1912

  • Commissioned to create trophies by the Union Stock Yard Co.
  • Moved to the Old English Cottage building at the Chicago stockyards.

Assistants

  • John Petterson
  • Knut Gustafson

1920

  • Closed shop and went to work for C.D. Peacock.