DescriptionA CASED SET OF AMERICAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT OPEN SALTS, PEPPERS, AND BUTTER DISHES
Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1875
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 1530, M
0-1/2 inches high x 2-1/2 inches diameter (1.3 x 6.4 cm) butter dish
3.55 troy ounces
Charles H. Carpenter Jr., sold Christie's, New York, January 21, 1994, lot 17
The Graham and Jean Devoe Williford Charitable Trust
Charles H. Carpenter, Jr., Gorham Silver, 1831-1981, New York, 1982, illus. 102, page 106
The six-piece silver set with textured silver gilt ground, each with Japanese-style bright cut decoration within banded borders, in original satin lined box stamped T.W. Whitney, Binghamton, NY.
Fine surface scratches and rubbing to silver gilt.
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