DescriptionA Gorham Silver Coffee Pot and Hot Water Kettle on Stand, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1935
Marks: GORHAM, (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 40001, 3 PINT
14-1/2 inches high (36.8 cm) (kettle on stand)
99.2 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SOUTHERN COLLECTION
Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be sold within the United States.
The hot water kettle and coffee pot with tall elongated bodies, ribbed lids with fan finials, curved handles with understated foliate thumb mounts emanating from handle joints, high-set spouts, on rounded bases, hot water kettle frame with harp shaped stretchers, burner with aperture mechanism and ivory handle, base matching that of coffee pot.
Denting and scratching to lower portion of removable burner, scratching and staining to underside of kettle stand where silver test was performed, bending to pin of hot water kettle, minor pin dents to hot water kettle and coffee pot, two small creases and waviness to coffee pot, age-related cracking to insulators, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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