Description

    A Gorham Medallion Pattern Coin Silver Coffee Pot, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1865-1870
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), 390, GEO. W. WEBB & CO.
    10-1/4 inches high (26.0 cm)
    34.10 troy ounces

    The coffee pot with cast cupid finial, repoussé foliate decoration below, rim adorned with Greek key border and four portrait medallions on foliate frieze, handle with ivory insulators and high-relief female bust to thumbrest, spout with stylized head of Poseidon, repousséd chrysanthemum blooms, lily pads, and ivy leaves, blank rounded cartouches to each side of body, tapering down to collar decorated with Greek key border, raised on rounded and flattened bell-form base with identical repoussé foliate decoration as body. Originally retailed by George Webb & Co., Baltimore, Maryland.


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    Excellent condition with light surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.  

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    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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