Charles Osborne for Whiting Co.
'Fantasy' Vanity Set

Charles Osborne for Whiting Co. <br> 'Fantasy' Vanity Set 1
Mirror: 9 ½” long, 5 ¼” wide
Brush: 9” long, 2 ¾” wide
American, circa 1890
Both fully hallmarked

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.”
Charles Osborne for Whiting Co. <br> 'Fantasy' Vanity Set 2
Mirror: 9 ½” long, 5 ¼” wide
Brush: 9” long, 2 ¾” wide
American, circa 1890
Both fully hallmarked

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.”
Charles Osborne for Whiting Co. <br> 'Fantasy' Vanity Set 3
Mirror: 9 ½” long, 5 ¼” wide
Brush: 9” long, 2 ¾” wide
American, circa 1890
Both fully hallmarked

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.”




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