Description

    AN AMERICAN SILVER PLATE COMBINATION NAPKIN RING, SALT AND PEPPER
    Wilcox Silver Plate Co., Meriden, Connecticut, circa 1880
    Marks: WILCOX SILVER PLATE Co. (circling crossed hammers), QUADRUPLE PLATE, 1658
    6-3/4 x 4-7/8 x 3-1/8 inches (17.1 x 12.4 x 7.9 cm)
    10.7 ounces (gross)

    The shaped stand on four feet, center hoop handle supports napkin ring toped with cast bird resting on fruited branch, below napkin ring a cast nest with three eggs upon fruited branch, set upon a peg to either side of handle is an open salt and pepper shaker, engraved to stand Virgil.


    Condition Report*:

    wear to silver plate of stand particularly evident where open salt and pepper rest, interior of open salt shows loss of silver plate

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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