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    A GORHAM SILVER, SILVER GILT AND MIXED METAL CUP
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1881
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, & OTHER METALS, 848, (date mark), GEORGE H. FORD
    3-3/8 inches high (8.6 cm)
    7.6 ounces (gross)

    The cup with a parade of six applied copper animals bisecting the body, above a Greek key decoration interspersed with mythical beasts, D-shaped gadrooned handle, gilt interior; inscribed John F. Bronson Sept. 16th 1890. Originally retailed by George H. Ford, New Haven, Connecticut.


    Condition Report*: With surface scratching and general surface wear commensurate with age, rim of foot very slightly out of round, but sits flush to surface plane.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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