RARE1890 Sterling Dresser set Merrick Pattern 21-Pc SET
S & E Sterling Incredible Standing Mirror & Jewelry Box
Custom made specifically for the original owner, the aesthetic monogram GTF is worked into the overall pattern of beautifully chased swirling acanthus leaves and dainty blossoms. Most of the pieces are near-mint and marked: MERRICK // Whelan Aehle-Hutchinson // Sterling // S & E (hallmarks). Specifics listed below with measurements:
STANDING VANITY MIRROR = NM = beveled mirror in swivel frame on stand (very slight crackling in the mirror silvering). Overall measurements are 13.5 wide, 15.5 high & 4.25 deep, with mirror 10 tall and 8 wide in 12 by 10 sterling frame.
DRESSER TRAY = NM = 11 across, 8 top to bottom and .75 to 1 deep (shallowest 1/32 indentation in the center)
JEWELRY BOX = MINT = exact matching pattern & quality workmanship, but different markings: 131 // Sterling // S & E (hallmarks); 7 wide, 5.5 front-to-back and 3.25 high. The interior is fully lined in emerald-green velvet with a removable fitted tray with space for bracelets and eight rings, with the interior bottom measuring 6.25 wide, 5 front-to-back and 1.5 deep. With a tiny key valuables can be locked inside.
WOOD-LINED BOX = MINT = exact matching pattern & quality workmanship, but different markings: STERLING // 925 FINE in a circle around F & B in a tiny flag hallmark. The box is 5 wide, 4 front-to-back and 2 high; inside is 4 wide, 3.5 front-to-back and 1 3/8 deep. Lined in thin slabs of fine mahogany, base piece is removable, gold-wash inside lid. With a tiny key the owner would be able to lock valuables inside.
BRUSH, COMB & HAND-MIRROR = NM brush and hand-mirror; good condition comb (replaced comb in the sterling band; replaced brush bristles circa 1950). The brush and hand-mirror are marked: Sterling // S & E (hallmarks). Brush is 8.75 long, 1.5 high with the bristles and 2.75 at the widest; the handle is firm and sturdy enough for use. Mirror is 7.25 long with the ring handle and 5.5 wide with original beveled mirror inside; 7 3/8 long comb
NAIL BUFFER & TRAY = NM = buffer marked: Sterling and tray is marked Sterling // S & E (hallmarks). The handle on the buffer is firm and sturdy enough for use, kid leather wraps the buffing surface, which fits perfectly into the holding tray.
GINGER JAR-SHAPED POWDER POT = MINT = also hand-scribed 760. Jar is 4 wide, 4 front-to-back and 3.75 high with 13 circumference
TALCUM POWDER SHAKER = MINT = 4.25 high and 2.25 across, with 5.75 circumference of the body.
4 POWDER POT = EX = 4 across and 2.5 high, with 11.5 circumference of the body (there are four less-than-1/8 splits in the rim-edge of the lid caused during tooling of the silver exactly within portions of the design, and three more that were soldered at the time of making. A 1/2 wide very shallow dent is on the bottom edge near the markings)
2.5 ROUGE POT = MINT = 2.5 across and 1.25 high, with 7 circumference of the body; original heavy glass liner.
VANITY BOTTLES & TOOLS = all EX+ = All marked Sterling : two fluted crystal toilet water or Perfume Bottles with screw-on sterling lids (plus a third sterling lid) = 4 tall, 1.75 across, 5.25 circumference; Powder-Brush = also has S & E (hallmarks)original soft horsehair bristles in a firm & sturdy sterling handle measures 6 long and 3.75 wide, with 3bristles. Nail File = steel file on sterling handle = 7 long; Cuticle Tool = steel blade on sterling handle = 4.75 long; Steel Button Hook on sterling handle = 7 3/8 long; all handles are .75 wide.
WHISK BROOM = NM = Marked on open rim-edge: Sterling // S & E (hallmarks); 10.5 high and 4.5 across overall, with the sterling handle at 4.5 long and 3 wide
CLOTHES BRUSH = NM = marked Sterling on the edge, is 6.75 long and 2 wide overall with original thick 1.25deep horsehair bristles
This set is gorgeous by the piece, and absolutely dazzling as a group!!
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