The pitcher features beautiful applied decoration in the form of classical urns, cornucopiae, floral garlands, rosettes, and wreaths. The designs are very eye-catching and appealing. The neck of the pitcher has fabulously hand chased floral and foliate decoration, forming a nice backdrop to some of the applied designs. The handle is done in scroll form, with a foliate thumbpiece. The handle has an unobtrusive monogram of EEF in decorative script.
This is a well made piece, with a nice feeling of weight and quality in the hand. The pitcher has an impressive capacity of 5 1/4 pints, or 84 fluid ounces/2.5 liters. The pitcher is clean inside and out, ready for use or display. This piece is in excellent condition. There are no splits, no dents, no monogram removals, and no solder repairs.
The pitcher is stamped on the underside with the maker's mark for Whiting as well as sterling, the number 6326, the capacity of 5 ¼ pints, the date mark for 1915, and the retail mark for Shreve, Crump & Low Co. The pitcher stands about 9 inches tall. The pitcher weighs 1156 grams or 40.8 regular ounces.Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "1915 Ornate Whiting Sterling Silver Water Pitcher 84 fl. Oz Huge Size" is in sale since Wednesday, October 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "robertcharlessilver" and is located in Essex, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.