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Sale Price: Sold   Stock #BN992

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Gorham Art Nouveau Silver Overlay Jug Decanter with Alluring Siren
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Sale Price: Sold


Art Nouveau emerald glass decanter with engraved and acid-etched pictorial silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1890.

Round and flat body with cylindrical neck and scroll handle mounted to neck and body. Overlay depicts landscape with rambling old house by water. On other side a siren emerges from water to blow a conch horn – an alluring invitation to drink. Open fish net and asymmetrical strip waves. More aquatic motifs on collar and cork-lined hinged cover.

Engraved presentation: L.Y.C. Annual Regatta. 1890. First prize, class XVI.

Hallmark includes no. S668 and date symbol. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 5 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. #BN992