3054
3054
An American Silver Japanese Style Tea Caddy, Whiting Mfg. Co., New York, circa 1888
Estimate
1,2001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,125 USD
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3054
An American Silver Japanese Style Tea Caddy, Whiting Mfg. Co., New York, circa 1888
Estimate
1,2001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York

An American Silver Japanese Style Tea Caddy, Whiting Mfg. Co., New York, circa 1888
cylindrical with tapered base, the surface spot-hammered and chased with spriraling beaded tendrils, the slightly concave cover similarly chased and with rosette border
marked on rim and numbered 1297
height 3 3/4 in.
9.5cm
7oz 14dwt
239g
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Catalogue Note

Although the form of this piece was introduced as early as 1883, the pearled decoration strongly suggests the hand of designer Charles Osborne after his return from Tiffany & Co. in late 1887.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York