Today we are offering for sale an elegant and whimsical W.M. Rogers quadruple silver plate celery server! W.M. Rogers Mfg Co of Hartford, Connecticut is one of the most renowned silversmiths in America. The Rogers Silver dynasty was one of the great American success stories. Various brothers and cousins of the Rogers family all owned and manufactured silverware companies. This stunning Victorian antique dates to c. 1865-1867 according to the double anchor hallmark on the bottom. This intricately and expertly cast piece features a double-handle urn style with a floral Victorian motif. The border is scalloped in order to hold and display celery, which in Victorian times was extremely rare and expensive and was displayed in vases like this to show off the owner’s wealth. This piece has a delicious and warm patina with naturally-occurring rainbow toning. The bottom is stamped “W.M. Rogers MFG. Co Hartford Connecticute/ Rogers / Quadruple 102”. In very good antique condition, with very minimal wear and scuffing and warm patina from age. This urn, along with other silverplate and sterling pieces we will be listing all came from a private collection in a fine Providence East Side mansion. Fresh to the market!
Dimensions: Height: 5 7/8″ Width: 5 1/2″ Depth: 3 3/8″ Total weight: 324.6 grams
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