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    A Large Gorham Special Order Art Nouveau Partial Gilt Silver Water Pitcher, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1898
    Marks: (effaced Gorham mark), STERLING, 7577, THEODORE B. STARR, NEW YORK
    10-3/4 inches high (27.3 cm)
    41.5 troy ounces



    Note: There are a few extant examples of this pitcher, most with effaced Gorham marks. Of those with effaced marks, each retains the original 7577, and STERLING marks. It is unclear why Starr & Company chose to remove the manufacturer mark. For an identical pitcher retaining both Gorham and Starr marks, reference: Fontaine's Auction Gallery, Exceptional Antiques Auction, 21 May 2011, lot 78.


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

    Condition Report*: In good condition with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    25th Wednesday
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