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Antique Gorham Sterling Silver & Enamel Classical Goddess Vanity Set
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Classical sterling silver and enamel vanity set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1900. This set comprises 7 pieces (dimensions in inches): Round and beveled hand mirror (H 9 3/4); hairbrush (H 9); clothing brush (L 6 7/8), clothing brush (L 6), clothing brush (H 6 1/4), jewelry box (H 2 x W 5 x D 3 1/8), and vanity jar (H 3 3/4 x D 5 1/2).

Low relief floral garlands, flower baskets, and scrolls. Interlaced script monogram. Enameled medallions depicting cloud-recumbent, drapery-askew goddesses. One reaches out for an hourglass with a soft alabaster arm. Tempus fugit.

All pieces marked and numbered C442 (mirror and hairbrush); C436, C437, and 440 (clothing brushes); B1110 (jewelry box); and D710 (vanity jar). All pieces have date symbol except for vanity jar, which has retailer’s stamp (Mermod & Jaccard). Good condition with a few minor dents and pings. #BS169