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    A CASED AMERICAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT CENTERPIECE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1872
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 71, E, (mullet)
    12-5/8 x 18-3/4 x 13 inches (32.1 x 47.6 x 33.0 cm)
    97.25 troy ounces

    The frosted urn-shape bowl with polished rim on foot with scrolling arms terminating at rim in mask of Bacchus and at knop with foliate coin, neck and base with pierced foliate borders with four stylized foliate coins attached over neck border, knop at stem with anthemion border above beaded band, silver gilt to interior with bright-cut wreath at center, monogram below shoulder CME, inscribed to bottom February 13th 1893, cased within original oak fitted box.


    Condition Report*: dents to rim
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    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
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