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    A Five Piece Gorham Medallion Pattern Partial Gilt Coin Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1863-1865
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), 390, 3
    11-3/4 inches high (29.8 cm) (coffee pot)
    123.50 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA

    The baluster-form service comprising a coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar, waste bowl and creamer, each with a scalloped, wide rim decorated with medallions and flowering vines on a stippled ground with Greek key borders, cast angular, bifurcated handle with Lion Woman motif mask thumb rest, cast spout with female mask at the joint, putti finials, turned standard with Greek key border, chased laurel leaf decoration to the domed foot. Originally retailed at J.W. Tucker, San Francisco, California.


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

    Condition Report*: Several faint pin dents to each piece, rubbing to the gilt interior of the waste bowl, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age and indicative of light use.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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