WHITING STERLING TEA SET c1890 PERSIAN - PAT. A very fine and rare late 19th century Whiting sterling silver tea service. In their most sought after Persian design, hallmarked pattern #412. The firm founded in 1866 in New York, though its roots go.
As far back as c1840 to Tift and Whiting, Attleboro, Massachusetts. By 1892 its Union Square shop advertised they offered "solid silver exclusively". Under his leadership Whiting became 3rd most important shop in America, behind Tiffany & Gorham. Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas offered an identical six piece Persian set.The Persian teapot is 9 1/2 inches handle to spout. And the complete set 52 standard ounces. Rich sterling patina, retains original detail. The item "Whiting Sterling Tea Set c1890 Persian Pat. 412 No Monogram" is in sale since Saturday, February 23, 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.