Large 1902 Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Whiting "Lily" 10 1/2" Soup or Oyster Ladle with Shell Bowl . Weight approximately 250 grams Lily by Whiting MFG of Providence RI, was released in 1902. This is one of the best examples of art nouveau in sterling silver created. The lilies and foliage trail from the tip all the way to the bottom of the pattern. PROVENANCE: A Charleston SC Private Estate.