early 20thc large whiting co solid sterling silver king edward pattern berry spoon with scallop shell bowl

Early 20thC large Whiting Co. solid sterling silver King Edward pattern berry spoon with scallop shell bowl.


Price

£185
| $224 USD | €213 EUR


Item Ref

5362

Description

Early 20th century American .925 sterling silver large King Edward pattern by Whiting ornate berry serving or table spoon without personalisation. The bowl is in the shape of a large deep scallop shell, while the double struck handle has a ribbon, foliate and shell design.
Also marked Pat (patented) Ap 23, 1901 to the reverse heel of bowl, as well as the Whiting company logo. The marks for Diener Hermanos Mexico, the illustrious boutique in Mexico City who retailed the spoon, and the sterling label are found on the reverse of the stem.
Whiting Manufacturing Company was started in Massachusetts, USA in 1866. In 1926 the company was purchased by Gorham.
Size-9.75 inches long overall. Bowl is 3.25 inches wide by 4 inches high.
Weight is very good at 110 grams.
A lovely sizeable and unusual spoon, very well made, and a spoon sure to attract notice when serving. In very good condition.
This pattern was first produced in 1901, and is no longer made. This will make an impressive and practical gift.
We have many other individual and sets of spoons in inventory, so please contact us with your requirements.
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Internal Ref: 5362


Dimensions

Height = 24.8 cm (10")
Width = 8.25 cm (3")
Depth = 3.2 cm (1")



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