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    A Gorham Mfg. Co. Martelé Special Order Silver Platter, Providence, Rhode Island, 1902
    Marks: Martelé, (lion-anchor-G under eagle), 950-1000 FINE, CYD
    12-1/4 x 17-1/8 inches (31.1 x 43.5 cm)
    44.93 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF A SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN

    Larry Pristo's "Martele: Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver" notes that final product was a Special Order. Tray CYD took 25 hours to make by
    John Martin Sorum, 25 hours to chase by Ernest W. Regester, and had a factory net price of $120.00, May 1, 1902.

    Photography of the tray's design draft by Erik Gould, courtesy of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence.


    Condition Report*: Some scratching to tray surface, otherwise in good condition with wear commensurate with age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    15th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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