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Sale Price: Sold   Stock #BT549

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Gorham Mixed Metal & Hand Hammered Bird and Berry Bowl 1885
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Aesthetic mixed metal bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1885. Sterling silver with round and curved sides, short straight rim, and splayed foot. Sides have allover honeycomb hand hammering and applied ornament: Large and overhanging strawberry branch with hummingbird ready to peck; also, flowers rooted in granulated soil, and a few more live creatures—a dragonfly, butterfly, and snail. Fully marked including date symbol, no. 1730, and phrase “Sterling / & Other Metals”. Excellent condition with great patina.

Overall dimensions: H 4 1/8 x W 9 1/2 x D 8 1/4 in. Weight: 19.5 troy ounces. #BT549