A Gorham Neoclassical Coin Silver Pitcher, Providence, Rhode
Island, circa 1860
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), COIN
12-3/4 x 8-1/2 x 6-1/4 inches (32.4 x 21.6 x 15.9 cm)
43.11 troy ounces
The pitcher having baluster form, helmet-shaped rim, figural lion's
head thumbrest, shoulder engraved with palmettes and floral sprays,
neck and breast engraved MBI June 30th 1920 and LIJ Oct
28th 1858, below to engine turned ground and chased ivy
decoration, raised on rounded foot.
More information about Gorham Manufacturing Co.
, also known as
Gorham Manufacturing Company.
Few extremely minor pin dents to neck, minor pin dent to corner of breast cartouche, minor scatterd nicks to handle, otherwise in excellent condition.
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