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    A GORHAM SILVER AND MIXED METAL TEA CADDY
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1880
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING & OTHER METALS, B2, M, THEODORE B. STARR, NEW YORK
    4-3/8 inches high (11.0 cm)
    8.9 ounces (gross)

    The hand-hammered silver tea caddy with applied silver and mixed metal spider and web, bird on branch, and foliate motif, round lid to top. Originally retailed by Theodore B. Starr, New York, New York.


    Condition Report*: Multiple parts of spider web missing and/or disconnected, spider lacking parts of four legs, surface scratching appropriate to age.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    7th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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