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    A GORHAM SILVER AND SILVER GILT MARTELÉ LOVING CUP
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1920
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G under eagle), Martelé, .9584, RRQ
    11-1/2 inches high x 10 inches diameter (29.2 x 25.4 cm)
    80.01 troy ounces

    The three handled cup of undulating baluster form, chased repoussé foliate design to scalloped base rising to fuchsia blooms at the swollen shoulder, everted shaped rim to gilt interior.

    According to the Gorham Archives, production of the loving cup began on May 12, 1920, requiring 110 hours of production time carried out by John M. Sorum, with an additional 94.5 hours of chasing. The final price was $615.


    More information about Gorham Manufacturing Co., also known as Gorham Manufacturing Company.

    Condition Report*: In very good condition with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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