Antique Whiting Lily American Sterling Silver 47 pc Service for 6, 5 Srvg Pcs
Antique Whiting "Lily" American Sterling Silver 47 pc Service for 6, 5 Serving Pieces, Art Nouveau. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. Lily by Whiting, designer: Charles Osborne, c. Produced by Whiting through 1926, thereafter by Gorham. Service: 7pc place setting for 6, 3 serving spoons/shells, 2-pc salad service. In my opinion, the most stunning American sterling silver pattern ever crafted, the c. Luxuries were few and far between. Oh, you can't imagine how much better simple single mom shredded wheat tasted with that one spoon. And through the years since, I added here and there, and now have such a massive collection, we've sectioned it out into several sets. I'm still in love with this pattern. And if you look on replacements dot com, it will explain that many others also still think this is a breathtakingly valuable pattern. Many serving pieces are hard to find, pricey. Forks are somewhere close to that. I'll try to break this set down for you. 2 pc Salad server set, 11.5 long, tear bowl, Whiting marks. 6 old Whiting knives, 8 7/8 long. 12 old Whiting luncheon forks, 6 5/8 long. 6 old Whiting soup spoons, 6 3/4 long. 6 old Whiting bullion spoons, 4 7/8 long. 6 old Whiting tea spoons, 5 3/4 long. 6 old Whiting 5-o'clock spoons 5 3/8 long. 3 serving spoons with shell bowls, 2 vermeil. Set comes with wood drawer case, silver felt lined and cut-out side handles, as shown (vintage). The Whiting silver history dates back to 1840, as a firm "Tifft & Whiting", The c. 1902 Patent date Art Nouveau pattern was a huge hit in the Belle Epoch, and each Whiting piece was hand crafted and heavy, elegantly made through 1926. At that time the Whiting Co. The opulent Lily pattern was continued but the original c. Gotham acquire the patterns and increased the number of pieces made of this one. Again, the old Whiting marks I've collected are of highest value and retain highest value. I can set Whiting beside the few newer Gotham pieces and the crispness of pattern, the weight of the piece, the beauty of detail is just finer in the old Whiting. I do have a few service pieces in Gorham, but they're in the much larger 177 piece service being offered separately. The Whiting company's most important designer was Charles Osborne. He worked in the 1880s for Tiffany before returning to Whiting. His designs are some of the most important of the American Aesthetic movement. "Lily" was designed by Charles Osborne. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Age: 1850-1899
- Pattern: Lily
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Brand: American Silver