Offered is a magnificent Jenkins & Jenkins 925/1000, all hand chased and highly repoussé sterling silver oval bowl with its matching cover depicting alluring floral designs throughout, with a monogram and a hallmark of “JERKINS & JERKINS INC. MAKERS, BALTIMORE, STERLING 925/1000, FINE” on the back.
Jenkins & Jenkins was founded in Baltimore as A. Jacobi in 1879. It was succeeded by Jacobi and Jenkins in 1894 and then formed as Jenkins and Jenkins in 1908. The repoussé technique became very popular in mid-19th century especially those working in the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
This wonderful Jenkins & Jenkins. Inc. 925/1000 sterling silver bowl with cover is in excellent shape and condition, measure 11.5” x 5.5” x 8”, and weigh 1110 grams. It is indeed a marvelous addition to your antique silver collection.