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    A KIRK SILVER VASE
    Samuel Kirk & Son Co., Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1903-1907
    Marks: S. KIRK & SON CO., 925/1000
    8-1/2 inches high (21.6 cm)
    40.56 troy ounces

    The globular footed vase with repoussé decoration spiraled from foot to rim with reticulated, lobed rim.

    This spectacular vase was a special order commission from Samuel Kirk & Son Co. by the Colorado based prospector and businessman John F. Campion. Together with James Brown (husband of the infamous Molly Brown), Campion was responsible for the major gold strike at the Little Johnny Mine in Leadville, Colorado.




    Condition Report*: With surface scratches commensurate with age.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2012
    25th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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