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Whiting Mfg. Co. #272 DESSERT STAND
A parcel-gilt sterling silver centerpiece, maker's mark of The Whiting Mfg. Co., New York, number 272, circa 1870, of circular form with a matte finish and beaded border, raised on an openwork column of griffins, strapwork and blossom medallions on a tripod base, diameter is 12 inches, height is 10 1/2", weight is 50 troy ounces.