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    Description

    A Gorham Silver Floral Basket with Liner, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1903
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, A4109, (date mark)
    17 inches high (43.2 cm) (handle extended)
    38.00 troy ounces (weighable)

    The basket in two pieces consisting of silver frame with silver-plated insert, handle decorate with floral motif having plain cartouche, reticulated body with plain cartouches, raised on ovoid base with acanthus leaf detailing to rim and scrolled feet, marks to underside denoting piece retailed by Bailey, Banks and Biddle.


    Condition Report*: Uneven feet, some denting to liner near bottom, minor waviness to cartouches, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing and use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    12th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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