STERLING TEA SET c1890 HAND DECORATED - 79 OUNCES. A fine and rare c1890 Whiting Mfg. Founded as Tift & Whiting in 1840 in Attleboro, Massachusetts originally jewelers.After a fire, moved to New York and began crafting fine silver wares. It was during this time that our tea set was designed and crafted, almost. Shaped rectangular almost bombe form with slender petal fluted mid-section. With sweeping vine and suspended floral.
Cover retains the original hand chased leaf and flower twisted cone cap finial. Richly detailed leaf and floral mount spout. Feathered leaf accented C shape handle. Atop conforming flower crown leaf framed vine and tongue cap feet.Richly engraved leaf tip vine monogram, unable to discern the initials. This late 19th century Whiting sterling teapot is 10 inches and. And the complete set weighs 79 standard ounces. Teapot interior clean as if little used. Rich sterling patina, retains original detail.
We had our silversmith replace the original heat stops to allow world wide sale. The item "Whiting Sterling Silver Tea Set c1890 Charles Osborne Designer" is in sale since Friday, June 7, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.