Whiting Sterling Silver Vase with Handle / Pedestal Basket
Late 19th or early 20th century Whiting sterling silver vase with handle or pedestal basket with ornate, stylized, natural and geometric patterns on the handle, around the body, and around the base. It measures 19 3/4'' in height (including the handle, 10 3/4'' without) by 9 1/2'' in width by 8 1/4''in depth, weighs 26.3 ozt, and bears hallmarks and a monogram as shown.
Originally in Massachusetts, Whiting Manufacturing Company relocated to New York in 1875. The company was purchased by Gorham in 1924 and the production transferred to Providence, Rhode Island. Whiting had relatively small production output but produced exceptional handmade silverware in relatively small quantities. The Company's most famous and important designer was Charles Osborne. In the 1880's he worked for Tiffany for a period of time before returning to Whiting. His designs are some of the most important of the American aesthetic movement.
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