Description

    A Gorham Silver and Mixed Metal Child's Cup, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1881
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 848, N, OTHER METALS, GEORGE H. FORD
    3-1/2 inches high (8.9 cm)
    7.11 troy ounces (gross)

    This exquisite child's cup having gilt interior, cylindrical body with ribbed handle, waist with applied copper goats, jaguars and lions, lower frieze with stylized keying among griffins, pegasus, sea serpent, and hippocampuses, engraved presentation script near lip John F. Bronson, Sept. 16th, 1890


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    In apparently good condition with errant nicking and scratching, presenting very well with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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