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    A Gorham Mfg. Co. Barrel-form Silver Ice Bucket with Spoon, Providence, Rhode Island, 1872
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 140, E, 6
    5-1/2 x 9-1/2 x 7-3/4 inches (14.0 x 24.1 x 19.7 cm) (larger, bucket)
    34.45 troy ounces

    The barrel-form ice bucket with staves and festooned with icicles and set on a iceberg with pierced shell-form ice spoon with crossed harpoons and rope handle and polar bear, both pieces monogrammed EFB, with original bolts and thumbscrews attaching barrel to iceberg.



    Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000.

    Condition Report*: Minor denting to inside of bowl, bending to harpoon handle, scratches indicative of age and use, presents well.
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    May
    20th Thursday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    May
    20th Thursday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    3 Days 3h 47m 35s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: 30
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 74001-74367) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Thursday, May 20, 2021.
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    Dallas, TX 75261



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