Description

    A Gorham Silver Coffee Pot and Underplate with Indo-Persian Motifs, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1886-1887
    Marks to coffee pot: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, (fleur-de-lis), B58
    Marks to underplate: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, (cross), B58
    11-1/8 inches high (28.3 cm) (coffee pot)
    36.27 troy ounces

    The coffee pot having ball finial to domed lid decorated with repoussé scrolling foliage and arabesque motifs, flared lip with repeating design, waisted neck with handle emanating from collar, continuous scrollwork to body set against hammered ground, raised on rounded base, squared tray with conforming decoration to border, inside to beaded trim to plain bowl monogrammed RO, coffee pot monogrammed RO to underside.


    Condition Report*:

    Push to ball finial to lid, light push to lid, lid does not close fully flush, light crease to neck near collar, tray with shallow pin dents, coffee pot exhibits small patch of solder to body which may be a repair or inherent to manufacturing, age-related cracking to insulators, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    October, 2016
    18th Tuesday
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