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    Description

    An Unusual Gorham Special Order Silver Combination Covered Urn and Bottle Cooler, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1894
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 4493, (date mark)
    14-1/2 inches high x 15-1/8 inches wide (36.8 x 38.4 cm)
    124.59 troy ounces

    The urn having stepped domed lid exhibiting locking mechanism to disassemble into two parts allowing urn to be utilized as a bottle cooler, upper portion of lid monogrammed PG, acanthus leaf border to lip of inverted pyriform body decorated in floral repoussé, scrolled handles to sides, lower waist tapering with plain ground, scrolled collar to standard below, raised on rounded and squared plinth.


    More information about Gorham Manufacturing Co., also known as Gorham Manufacturing Co., Gorham Manufacturing Company.

    Condition Report*: Minor pit spot to plinth base, errant nicking and scratching, very slight uneveness to base, presenting well with wear commensurate with age and use.
    *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, 2017
    17th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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