DescriptionA GORHAM SILVER AND SILVER GILT MARTELÉ LOVING CUP
Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1920
Marks: (lion-anchor-G under eagle), Martelé, .9584, RRQ
11-1/2 inches high x 10 inches diameter (29.2 x 25.4 cm)
80.01 troy ounces
The three handled cup of undulating baluster form, chased repoussé foliate design to scalloped base rising to fuchsia blooms at the swollen shoulder, everted shaped rim to gilt interior.
According to the Gorham Archives, production of the loving cup began on May 12, 1920, requiring 110 hours of production time carried out by John M. Sorum, with an additional 94.5 hours of chasing. The final price was $615.
In very good condition with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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