Silent Butler, International Silver Plate Co., Chippendale
A beautiful International Silver Plate Co. silent butler in the Chippendale pattern. It has a silver plated body and a black wooden handle. A silent butler is a container with a handle and a hinged cover, used for collecting table crumbs or emptying ashtrays. They were more common in earlier times and now they are now often considered collector's items for their retro appeal.
The International Silver Co was incorporated in 1898. It is still in existence today.
10 inches from handle to front
7 inches across the base
This is a vintage silent butler but it is in very good condition. It shows the signs of being used and there is scuffing on the bottom. It still has its original tag on the bottom.
This is a great item and a wonderful gift for the silver collector.
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Our Vintage Rating Chart:
'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
GREAT: Item shows signs of wear due to everyday use. Larger utensil marks small flea bit chips.
VERY GOOD: Item has larger signs of wear from everyday use. Such as minor scratches, scuffing, crazing or flea bite chips.
GOOD: Item shows its years of use and love. There will be flaws such as chips, small cracks, more pronounced crazing etc. Price will reflect these defects. The item will show a larger amount of wear.
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, some very significant. Larger cracks, chips, mars, etc. The item will have very significant wear for its years of use.