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    A Whiting Mfg. Co. Aesthetic Movement Silver Tray with Applied Dragonfly, New York, circa 1885
    Marks: (W-griffin), STERLING, 1198, A, 8-1/2
    8-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches (21.6 x 21.6 cm)
    13.4 troy ounces
    Inscription: Gertrude Rhinelander Waldo, 1887

    American Presentation and Trophy Silver from the Collection of J.D. Parks

    Rago, December 5, 2014, lot 58;
    Acquired from above.

    The tray with acid etched rim of daises and spirals with applied dragonfly, framing field of dragonflies.

    Gertrude Rhinelander Waldo, a New York heiress, commissioned Kimball and Thompson to design her home, the Rhinelander Mansion, at the corner of 72nd Street and Madison Avenue. While completed in her life time, there is no evidence that she ever lived at the residence, which is now Polo Ralph Lauren's flagship store.

    Condition Report*: Overall presenting well, with a few scattered surface scratches to center well, minor pin dents to edge, no losses or repairs observed.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    17th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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