Kensington House Antiques and Sterling SilverKensington House
Towle Sterling Silver Server "Arlington"

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 23764

Click to view additional online photographs
detail 1 detail 2 detail 3

Kensington House Antiques

Guest Book
Towle Sterling Silver Server "Arlington"

Sterling silver berry spoon in Towle's 1884 "Arlington" pattern. This rare pattern featured a different repousse design on each piece of the service. The gilt spade-shaped bowl is engraved with climbing roses growing on a trellis. This decoration is especially interesting.

The pattern is named after Robert E. Lee's plantation, "Arlington". Union troops buried their dead in Mrs. Lee's rose garden as a spiteful act, and unwittingly created Arlington National Cemetary.

Origin: America, c. 1880s. Condition: excellent, gilding intact, no monogram. Size: 6-7/8" long.

Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2016 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help