For your consideration is a outstanding Mixed Metal Cup, made by Whiting, Circa 1880. Decorated with a applied copper and sterling Bug on one side and what looks to be a applied Copper and Brass cluster of Cherries on the other side. This Piece is hand-hammered and made with very heavy gauge silver. A top quality Mixed Metal Piece.
This Cup is in good age-appropriate condition- two dings on sides (see photos #9,10) a few minuscule base dings, and some light age-appropriate wear, such as tiny rim nicks (see photo #3). Inscription on underside of base Helen Louise Merrick EPIPHANY EVE 1881 From her Grandmother. Marked: Whitings Hallmark of a Lion with its paw on a W, STERLING 267 K. Thank you for looking and good luck!
The item "Whiting Mixed Metal Sterling Silver Mug / Cup Circa 1881 Insect Fruit" is in sale since Tuesday, April 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "johan90" and is located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.This item can be shipped worldwide.