Description

    AN AMERICAN COIN SILVER AND SILVER GILT FOOTED CUP
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1860
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), COIN, 49, J.W. TUCKER & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, CAL
    4-1/4 x 4-3/4 x 3-1/8 inches (10.8 x 12.1 x 7.9 cm)
    4.37 troy ounces

    The flaring cup with silver gilt interior on foot, machine turned decoration to body, S-shaped handle with furl, cartouche at center inscribed Melley 1861. Originally retailed by J.W. Tucker & Co. of San Francisco, California.


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    Fine surface scratches. Dent to bottom of mug, right of handle at base of cup body.

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    March, 2009
    19th Thursday
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