Loring Andrews Sterling Silver Castle & Manor House Vase 32 Oz C1890 For Sale
MONUMENTAL c1890 LORING ANDREWS STERLING SILVER CASTLE & MANOR HOUSE FLOWER VASE; HUMMINGBIRDS AMIDST FLORAL ON SATIN SURFACE; 32 OUNCES; EXCELLENT CONDITION
We are pleased to offer this extremely large and fine c1890 Loring Andrews sterling silver castle pattern flower vase.
An unuusally rare form from the maker.
The Loring Andrews Company listed in the late 19th century.The firm crafted the finest silver, as well as retailing others, mostly Kirk.
Given their playful designs and superb finish detail their work is highly sought. Numerous examples in the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Part of several pieces we will be offering.
Classic shapely baluster form.
Elegant satin chased florette and cascading leaf rim and base.
Beautifully hand carved castle and English manor house scenes. Each castle display distinct in design from the other.
One with cobblestone archway above gentle stream. Tall spire and turrets, pavillion windows and entryway. All of this set high above the great walls.
Followed by richly carved hummingbirds amidst lush florals. You san see one with long slender beak sucking the nectar from its flower.
Set aginst rich satin background.
Throughout the piece displays the finest finish detail for which Loring was known. Finer than Kirk of the period.
Hallmarked as shown.
This rare c1890 Loring Andrews castle and manor vase is 13 1/8 inches tall.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling weighs 32 (standard) ounces.
Excellent condition, if not pristine. Rich, lustreous silver patina. The beautifully carved castle and manor displays retain their original crisp, vibrant hand chased detail. Stands perfectly firm on table or display shelf.
For the discerning collector of the finest hand decorated late 19th century Cincinnati silver. Focused upon rarely seen makers. An exeptionally large c1890 Loring Andrews castle and manor house baluster vase. Excellent condition.
Please feel free to inquire directly about this or any item. We very much welcome your interest.
We are collectors first. As such quite easy to work with.
We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. Ship twice weekly. US Postal Service Express & Priority. Never ground. Fully insured. Almost always losing money by doing so.
We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating is significantly incorrect. We refund your shipping costs as well. Remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention a few mild scuffs, nick or tiny bump is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.
Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax. We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
Enjoy....and good fortune in your offerding.
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