American Arts and Crafts style humidor by Shreve and Company of San Francisco, c.1902.
This attractive, barrel shaped humidor has a barrel shaped body with applied sterling ribbed bands, and applied union shield, engraved May 16, 1902 RHS. The copper ring handles are attached to sterling mounts. The dome shaped lid has a sterling finial handle and a cage for the humidor sponge. The interior is silver plated.
This impressive and attractive humidor is 5 3/4" tall, 4 1/2" in diameter and weighs 732 grams or 23.5 ozs. Troy. There are a few minor bumps from normal use. Overall, the piece is in excellent condition and has a nice, original patina.
Inscribed and monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.