William Dean Whiting (December 23, 1815 – November 26, 1891) American Silversmith and Jeweler. He was the founder of the Whiting Manufacturing Company in 1866 and. His Company had a fairly small production output. It was Recognized as an Exceptional Hand-made Producer and. Charles Osborne the Most Famous Designer in the Company. Was considered one of the Most Influential Designers of the American Aesthetic Movement. By 1891, William Dean Whiting was described. “One of the Most Prominent Jewelry Manufacturers”. In the United States by the Boston Globe. Around 1880, William’s Son, Frank M. Whiting had joined his father and the Company. He handled the sales and the business end. Unfortunately, Frank died in 1892 a year. After his father William died in 1891. The Company went to the Whiting sisters , who ran the business. In 1895 because of business. Complications, the Company had to. The Company eventually merged with the Gorham Silver Manufacturing Company in 1924. And that is the Story behind this Simple Item! The Vintage 1900’s Salt Cellar is in Excellent Condition. With its Sterling Silver Fine Beaded Rim atop the Heavy Lead Crystal Bowl. Looking down inside you see the Starburst Centre Pane. The Sterling Rim has the Hallmark that Reads Frank M. The 2 Salt Cellar Spoons are in the Frank Whiting pattern called Troubadour! Both Spoons are in Very Good Condition with the prominent word “Sterling”. On the back of the spoon along with the Whiting Hallmark fairly worn but readable. The Cellar & Spoons are both in “Ready to Use Condition”. The Silver and Crystal Salt Cellar measures 2.5 ” in diameter & 1.25″ high. The  Sterling Silver Spoons each measure 2.25 in length. Not Only Will This Little Item Be a Welcome Piece of Treasure For You to Enjoy. But It Can Also Make a Perfect Gift! It’s Value Simply Being the Pleasure It Will Give. The item “Frank M Whiting Sterling Silver & Crystal Salt Cellar & Original Sterling Spoons” is in sale since Saturday, June 27, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt Cellars”. The seller is “terespollin0″ and is located in Brielle, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type: Salt Cellars
- Age: 1890-1920
- Pattern: Beaded
- Composition: Sterling Silver & Crystal
- Brand: Frank M. Whiting