Lot 193
Whiting Sterling Silver "Chrysanthemum" Basket
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Massive form raised on four scrolled feet with chased chrysanthemum blossoms against a reticulated base, the body also chased with large chrysanthemum blossoms and stems, the bold floral decoration continues as blossoms are applied to the wide flaring rim and chased on the handle with leaves twining over the pierced handle. The underside with Whiting trademark, "Sterling," pattern number 2345, and 1910 date letter. The underside of each foot marked "6005."

21.5 x 14 x 11 in.

73.9 troy oz.

Private Collection of Jeannie Harris Harrell of Ocean Isle, North Carolina

Magnificently large example of a fine American silversmith company's Art Nouveau interpretation.

Old repaired break to one side of handle.

$2,000 - 3,000