DescriptionA One-Hundred-Eighty-Five Piece Whiting Mfg. Co. Lily Pattern Silver Flatware Service for Twelve, New York, New York, designed 1902
Marks: (W-griffin), STERLING, PAT. 1902, JOS. LINZ & BROS.
9 inches long (22.9 cm) (ice tea spoons)
189.6 troy ounces (weighable)
The service monogrammed QJL, comprising:
12 dinner knives;
12 luncheon knives;
11 butter spreaders;
12 dinner forks;
12 luncheon forks;
12 salad forks;
12 appetizer forks;
12 ice cream forks;
12 ice tea spoons;
12 citrus spoons;
12 soup spoons;
12 bullion spoons;
12 table spoons;
14 demitasse spoons.
This service was retailed by Joseph Linz & Brothers of Dallas, Texas.
Good condition with monograms, very light nicking to some pieces, exhibiting surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and regular use. Lot includes two mahogany Hagerty's silver chests.
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