Description

    A Gorham Gilt Coin Silver Coffee Pot, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1859
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), COIN, 90
    11 inches high (27.9 cm)
    32.35 troy ounces

    Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be purchased within the united states.

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA

    The gilt coffee pot surmounted by a turned finial with applied balls above a bulbous lid with an engine turned border and applied ball rim, engine turned body, chased shell motif cartouches with foliate and floral decoration, cast foliate handle with ivory insulators, cast foliate spout, raised on a circular foot with a beaded border.

    ILLUSTRATED:
    Carpenter, Charles. Gorham Silver. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, San Francisco, California,1997, p. 283.


    Condition Report*:

    Expected rubbing of the gilt finish, loss of detail to the engine turned ground, otherwise with surface wear commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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