Outstanding, massive American sterling silver sugar caster of octogonal body sitting on four footed legs topped by acanthus leaves. It is marked on the underside with a starr, STERLING, THEODORE B. STARR, NEW YORK, 9. Theodore Burr Starr (Born: 6 Aug 1837, New Rochelle NY; Died: 9 May 1907, Ridgefield CT) was a jeweler and merchant with a Manhattan shop that rivaled top luxury jewelry retailers Tiffany & Co. and Dreicer & Co. Theodore B. Starr & Co. was located, from 1877 to 1900, in a brownstone known as the Perry family’s mansion at 206 Fifth Avenue. This is a heavy and substantial piece weighing 8 1/2 troy ounces unpacked. In exceptionally good condition and monogrammed as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 7" tall. Weight: 8.56 Oz. (266 grams) approximately.
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