Sterling silver tobacco jar with classical ornament. Made by Whiting, ca. 1890. Upward tapering sides, curved shoulder and hinged and round cover. At bottom are applied bands of palmette and bead and reel ornament. Cover rim is scalloped with applied scroll and wave ornament. Hallmark includes no. 4780. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 6 ½ x D 5 in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. BI825