Victorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower BasketVictorian Sterling Wedding/Flower Basket

I have seen many of these type of baskets before, but never done in sterling silver. This one is hallmarked sterling and has the logo for the Whiting Manufacturing Company. It was most likely made in the late 19th Century.

The piece is quite tall, 11 1/2' without the handle, and 20 1/2' with . It has a base diameter of 5 1/4". The top is 9 1/2" wide.

The design has a marvelous pierced top, and a finely etched floral design on its body. There is a cartouche on one side containing the initial C or CR.

The piece weighs 27.5 troy ounces. It is in good antique condition with some minor dents along the base and one near the bottom. It could probably use a professional polishing. I did the best that I could. It would make a fabulous gift for any bride.

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ITEM ID
001860
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
CREATOR
Whiting
PURPOSE
Baskets
STYLE
Victorian

Victorian Sterling Wedding/Flower Basket

$675

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