Offered by: Lillian Nassau LLC
220 East 57th Street New York City, NY 10022 , United States Call Seller 212.759.6062


Rare 'Fantasy' Vanity Set

$ 1,500
  • Description
    An American Aesthetic Movement sterling silver vanity set, comprising a hair brush and hand mirror, in the ‘Fantasy’ pattern (#1250), designed by Charles Osborne for Whiting Co. around 1890 in the Japonesque taste.

    Both of these items feature a hand-hammered finish with the allover swirled repoussé “pearling” decoration in the nautical taste, a technique for which Osborne is well-known. Each piece is fully hallmarked with the design number, firm’s mark and “STERLING.”

    Mirror: 9 ½” long, 5 ¼” wide
    Brush: 9” long, 2 ¾” wide
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, New York
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Hand-Hammered, Pearled, Sterling Silver
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: circa 1890
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 254400
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