A Gorham Silver Center Bowl with Gilt Metal Frog,
Providence, Rhode Island, late 19th century
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 1280, I
5-1/2 inches high x 10 inches diameter (14.0 x 25.4 cm)
40.19 troy ounces (weighable)
Footed bowl decorated to exterior rim with varying masques joined
by swags, conical base with Empire-style griffins and swags,
interior fitted with removable silver liner and gilt metal frog
with arms allowing it to be placed low or flipped to raise height.
More information about Gorham Manufacturing Co.
, also known as
Gorham Manufacturing Company.
Liner and frog possibly married, errant nicking and scratching, subtle dimple to bowl near waist, liner with heavier scratching, with wear commensurate with age and use.
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