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BS174

Japonesque sterling silver bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1879. Four curved sides and short round ribbed foot. A pair of humming birds with flapping wings go beak-to-beak perched on a leafy branch. A third flies solo. Hand-hammered honeycomb ground. Beautiful craftsmanship in the exotic mode. Fully marked with maker’s stamp, no. 1580, “sterling”, and date code. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 8 1/4 x D 8 1/4 in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. #BS174

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BM820

Mixed metal copper and silver Turkish coffeepot with Japonesque ornament. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882.

Traditional copper vessel comprising ovoid body, s-scroll spout, c-scroll handle, cylindrical neck, and hinged onion-dome cover. Applied silver butterflies (one gilt), birds, fronds, and blossoming prunus branch. Tooled band with stylized leaves and flowers at neck base. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Finish shades from brown to red. A striking synthesis of two modishly exotic... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN700

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal tea set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1879-1880. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Each: Bellied with short reeded neck and foot ring. Bracket handles (teapot handle stained wood). Teapot has gently raised hinged cover with ball finial and s-form spout. Creamer has discreet lip spout. Allover honeycomb hand hammering applied with lots of period motifs: oversized leaves and lily pads as well as granulated soil; rich and varied... Click for details

Sale Price: $8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
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