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    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF AMERICAN MIXED METAL SHAKERS
    Mark of Gorham, Providence, Rhode Island, c.1880

    Pyramid shaped four-sided shakers, broad panels with four different mixed metal techniques in the "Curio" or Cairo pattern, narrow panels with applied silver and copper Japanese style decoration, marks other than Gorham include "EX sterling & other metals, A-94 L", possibly an early experimental attempt at what would eventually become the process of making Cairo pattern items, this pair accompanied by a report from Samuel Hough, marked under base
    3in. high, 3.43oz gross weight


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2004
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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