Botticelli Sterling Silver Cream Soup Spoon By Frank M. Whiting & Co.
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Botticelli Sterling Silver Cream Soup Spoon by Frank M. Whiting & Co.
Founded in Attleboro, Massachusetts, in 1866 by William Dean Whiting, who had already made a name for himself as a maker ofsterling silverwith Tifft & Whiting, the Whiting Manufacturing Company was one of the late 19th century’s premier producers of sterling silverflatware, hollowware, and other decorative objects such assnuff boxes. A fire at the factory in 1875 forced the company to relocate to New York City, where it produced Japanese-inspired pieces to compete saltswere shaped like lotus blossoms while hammeredpitchersoften featured silver fish such as carp and various seashells applied to the surface. In 1905, Gorham purchased Whiting and made silver under the Whiting brand until it was discontinued in 1926.
- Manufacturer: Frank M. Whiting & Co.
- Pattern: Botticelli
- Piece: Cream Soup Spoon
- Size: 6 1/4"
- Material: Sterling Silver
- Pattern Year 1949
- Purchase Year 1960's
- Condition: Excellent gently used with no monograms
- This piece would make a great addition to any sterling collection
- Additional shipping is required for residents outside the U.S.A
- Item will need to be polished