Two American Silver Covered Butter Dishes, William Gale,
Jr., New York, mid-19th century; Gorham Manufacturing Co.,
Providence, Rhode Island, mid-19th century
Marks to William Gale, Jr. dish: WM GALE JR, NEW YORK, 925
STERLING, (G JR within rectangle- circle-undeciphered date
Marks to Gorham dish: 345, (lion-anchor-G),
6-1/2 x 7-3/4 x 6 inches (16.5 x 19.7 x 15.2 cm) (tallest)
32.45 troy ounces
The two dishes with monogram J.W.L. engraved to one side of
Gorham dish lid.
Pin dents to rim of lid and foot of William Gale, Jr. dish and general surface scratches to both dishes, 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.
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
Page Views: 586
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.