Description

    A WHITING SILVER, SILVER GILT AND MIXED METAL SALAD SERVING SET
    Whiting Manufacturing Company, New York, New York, circa 1880
    Marks: (W with griffin), STERLING, 6
    11-1/4 inches long (28.6 cm) (spoon)
    12.4 ounces (gross)

    Provenance:
    The Jean and Graham Devoe Williford Charitable Trust

    The spoon and fork with hand-hammered surface with engraved foliate decoration, applied to each a flowering grass fond and copper crab, with gilt spade-form bowl and barbed and reticulated tines.


    Condition Report*:

    Both spoon and fork having some surface wear to gilt and surface scratching indicative of use and commensurate with age, overall a very nice presentation and in good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    14th Friday
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