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    AN AMERICAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT CENTER BOWL
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1907
    Marks: Martelé (lion-anchor-G), .9584, N/ES
    5 x 19-7/8 x 13-1/2 inches (12.7 x 50.5 x 34.3 cm)
    70.82 troy ounces

    The shaped oval bowl with undulating lobed rim on four waves, overall hand hammered finish with repoussé and finely chased floral design, gilt interior, inscribed to bottom D 1884-1909.

    According to the Gorham archive, this bowl was begun on October 31, 1907. Fifty hours were spent on the making of the bowl and another 132.5 hours were required for the chasing which was done by David Wilmot. The net cost for production was $260.


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

    Condition Report*: in fine condition, loss of gilt to bowl interior with exception of gilt visible at each foot
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    8th Monday
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