American silver and mixed-metal pitcher and stand, Whiting Mfg. Co., New York, dated 1882

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January 24, 09:13 PM GMT


8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Details


American silver and mixed-metal pitcher and stand

Whiting Mfg. Co., New York

dated 1882

in Japanese style with spot-hammered surface, the pitcher applied with a sprig of holly with copper berries and a dragonfly, the stand applied with matching holly at border, both engraved underneath FAB & FWC In memoriam FAB May 24, 1882

marked on bases, the pitcher numbered 813N, the stand 8C

40 oz gross

1244 g

height of pitcher 7 1/4 in.; diameter of stand 8 in.

18.5 cm; 20.3 cm

The initials are probably for Frederick A. Buttrick (1848-1914) and his wife Florence W. Clark (1860-1938), the great grandparents of the current owner.