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    AN AMERICAN SILVER BOWL
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1906
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), Martele, (eagle), .9584, L/LX
    2-3/4 inches high x 11 inches diameter (7.0 x 27.9 cm)
    26.24 troy ounces

    The Martele bowl with undulating lobed rim and repoussé and chased floral decoration, monogrammed AME.

    According to the Gorham archives, this bowl was begun on September 27, 1906. Thirty hours were spent by James Leckenby for the making of the bowl and another 46.5 hours were required for the chasing which was done by George A.F. Shakel. The net cost for production was $112.00. Originally the interior of the bowl was gilded.



    Condition Report*: overall very good conidition, faint traces of gilding to the interior
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    21st-23rd Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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