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    Gorham: AN AMERICAN SILVER MIXED METAL JAPANESE STYLE ICE CREAM SLICE (Mark of Gorham, Providence, Rhode Island)
    Mark of Gorham, Providence, Rhode Island, c.1880

    Parcel gilt, the handle with hammered surfaces and applied copper and silver floral decoration, reverse of handle matte finished, the blade also matte finished with Japanese style bright cut engraving, a bird in flight pursuing an insect above a foliate background, marked reverse of handle
    10.1in. long


    Condition Report*: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age, excellent original condition, no monograms or monogram removals, retains most of the original gold washed finish. Crisp bright cutting and detail to applied decoration, original light matte finish throughout, reverse of blade has evidence of some minor rubber-band type corrosion.
    *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. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    30th-31st Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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