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    A GORHAM COIN SILVER AND SILVER GILT FIGURAL PUNCH LADLE WITH EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1865
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G)
    13 inches long (33.0 cm)
    5.20 troy ounces

    From The Lauren Stanley Silver Collection

    The ladle with partial twist handle, silver gilt oval double pour bowl, tapering squared handle with figure of Demeter terminal; monogrammed to handle H.M.S.

    Accompanying this lot is a limited edition boxed catalogue portfolio of the 1999 Lauren Stanley Gallery exhibition: American Soup Ladles 1800-1900. The black presentation box holds the scholarly catalogue written by D. Albert Soeffing which discusses the history of the form and its makers in great depth, as well as including 8 "x 10" photographs of the 38 ladles in the exhibition.


    Condition Report*: Surface scratches commensurate with age, some wear to gilt.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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