Description

    AN AMERICAN SILVER ICE CREAM SLICE
    Whiting Manufacturing Company, North Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1881
    Marks: (lion with W), STERLING, 22
    10-1/2 inches long (26.67 cm)
    4.55 troy ounces

    The ice cream slice stem with diaper pattern bright cut decoration and terminal with thistle sprays below interlaced monogram ASC; the reverse with stylized floral decoration and monogrammed B; the shaped blade with carp, crane and floral decoration in the Japanese style, inscribed To Mama, Birthday, 1881.


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    minor surface wear

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    21st Wednesday
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