This is an absolutely beautiful repousse. Sterling silver 1890s tea ball infuser. It is so lovely it would make a fabulous. The hallmarks appear to be for the Whiting. Manufacturing Company of New York.
This American company was formed in 1866. And moved to Providence, RI in 1926. This one is a good weight and size being. 1 1/2 inches (3.7cm) in diameter and.
Weighing in at 1 ounce (28.6 grams). The chain is 6 1/2 inches long (16.5cm). There is a loop in the base of the body.Of the infuser which is probably for. The chain to attach to but it isn't right now. It would only take the end loop to be. Opened a little with pliers hooked on.
And closed up again if you wanted. As can be seen in the photos there are. Two thumbnail entry points on opposite sides. Of the top of the infuser section so you. Can just get your nail in and pop the top.Off - they are NOT dents. In good USED condition showing some. Signs of age and use.
There are a few very slight indentations. On the plain pierced centre section and.Urface marks as would be expected. From a functional item from this period. We guarantee our descriptions are accurate.
Please bear in mind that all our items are antique or. Vintage and may have some age related issues.If you see something I missed please come. Back to us and we will take care of it. BUT IF THE ITEM IS VALUED AT. IT HAS TO BE INSURED.
These charges are the buyers responsibility. Determine what these additional costs will be prior.The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN STERLING AMERICAN WHITING REPOUSSE TEA BALL INFUSER" is in sale since Thursday, February 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling".
The seller is "kollectik1" and is located in Central Coast, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.