3136
3136
An American Silver-Gilt Iced Water Pitcher And Stand, William Wilson & Son, Philadelphia, 1857-63
Estimate
8,00012,000
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3136
An American Silver-Gilt Iced Water Pitcher And Stand, William Wilson & Son, Philadelphia, 1857-63
Estimate
8,00012,000
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Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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An American Silver-Gilt Iced Water Pitcher And Stand, William Wilson & Son, Philadelphia, 1857-63
double-walled, embossed and chased with dense flowers on matted ground, leaf-wrapped twig handle, matching finial, the front engraved with arms, crest and motto, the circular stand matching and engraved with crest and motto in a garter
marked on bases Wm Wilson & Son
height overall 13 1/4 in.
34cm
120oz
3732g
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Catalogue Note

The arms are those of North

William Wilson partnered with his brother Robert from 1825 to 1846, then was on his own until his son Robert joined him in 1857; William died in 1859 and his son in 1863.  In 1860 the firm had 48 male and 6 female employees, assisted by 6-horsepower steam equipment.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York