DescriptionA Gorham George III-Style Silver Hot Water Kettle on Stand, Providence, Rhode Island, 20th century
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), GORHAM, STERLING, 156
11 inches high (27.9 cm)
38.74 troy ounces (gross)
The ovoid kettle on stand having squared ebonized wood handle over body, gadrooning to domed lid and ebonized wood finial, conforming gadrooning to lower body and base of spout, four pegs emanating from body and resting on stand with scrolled frame, burner with aperture mechanism and ebonized wood handle, raised on ovoid base and bun feet.
Dent to one foot, nick to lid, push to peg to body, light nicking and scuffing to underside of kettle, slight bending to burner handle, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing and use.
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