Home Tableware & Barware | C.1940's Hartford Sterling Company, Hammered Silver Over Nickel Water Carafe/Pitcher With Greek Key Design - BF35345

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Home Tableware & Barware | C.1940's Hartford Sterling Company, Hammered Silver Over Nickel Water Carafe/Pitcher With Greek Key Design BF35345

C.1900-1940's;Hartford Sterling Co. is this simple, yet defined, hammered silver over nickel, in a classical and overlapping theme of anything Greek, with this Greek Key themed Design motif, of a water carafe/pitcher and or Jug Serving piece, by this well known Philadelphia Silversmith/Sterling Silver Company in the beginning of 1900 and into the middle of 1940's, after which this company wassucceeded by another company, namedPhelps & Cary, and thus thereafter by Cary & Jacob S. Hecker & Co., New York, and Links with the Tennant Company, Active 1900/1935c.A purely iconic design theme, engraved with Greek Key details, over cross angled lines throughout the perimeter edge base and top side lip edging, the Greek key being in raised relief over these diagonal, repetitive lines, and playing off the hammered detail in an overall encompassing pattern, eclectic, yet with a wonderful patina esthetic hand in hand to the components of the design, but let us not forget, the obvious, functionality is simple, classical, traditional, an transitional, into any contemporary genre, era or interior domain, of social culture dining and entertaining. In great condition, with some patine, (perhaps and willingabetter cleaning to the silver, no dings, scratches or imperfections, short of a better cleaning.There is ALSO an engraved Letter to center of the Carafe, indiscernible, could be a letter "B," or "R,".From a Palm Beach Island, Florida Estate.

  • Dimensions
  • 8.5ʺW × 6ʺD × 6.75ʺH

  • Styles
  • Art DecoHollywood RegencyTraditional

  • Period
  • 1940s

  • Place of Origin
  • United States of America

  • Item Type
  • Vintage, Antique or Pre-owned

  • Materials
  • EngravingNickelSilver

  • Condition
  • Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, Some Imperfections

  • Color
  • Silver

  • Tear Sheet
  • Condition Notes
  • The "some," Imperfections, would be obvious patina, anda better silver polishing needed to this piece, indicative, normal and conducive …moreThe "some," Imperfections, would be obvious patina, anda better silver polishing needed to this piece, indicative, normal and conducive to used antique pieces, considering the era of manufacture, with use.Gently used.No dings, erosion to silver, with minor scratches to perimeter edge base bottom, given the numerous uses as evident, normal and conducive, but does not detract.Gently used. less