Description

    A GORHAM COIN SILVER COFFEE POT, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1860
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), 30, COIN (effaced mark)
    13 inches high (33.0 cm)
    32.90 troy ounces

    Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be sold within the United States.

    The urn-form coffee pot surmounted by a turned finial with applied balls above a stepped lid with an engine turned border and applied ball rim, engine turned body with applied ball and beaded borders, chased cartouches with foliate and floral decoration, monogrammed E.L. to front and dated Sept. 17th, 1860 to verso, cast foliate handle with ivory insulators, cast foliate spout with applied scrolling foliate at the joint, raised on a circular foot with engine turned and beaded border.


    Condition Report*:

    Some rubbing of the engine turned surface under the spout, pin dents to the lid, otherwise with surface wear commensurate with age.

    *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. 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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