Lot 73: Group of Metal Objects, Including Sterling Silver
06 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Comprising a salver marked "Frank M. Whiting Co. Sterling / Talisman Rose," the glass cut with a floral design, the pierced rim with beading and stylized roses, a tiny woven brass basket with an antique photo of Niagara Falls in the bottom, a woven silver metal standing egg with rose knop enclosing a powder blue porcelain vase, the underside painted "X'mas 1961 / With Love Helene Roda," and two small matching piecrust-edge brass salvers. Egg: 6" H; largest salver: 7" diameter; silver: weight approximately 3.5 troy oz. Egg tarnished, blue vase with surface wear from contact with metal.