DescriptionA Gorham Coin Silver Covered Butter, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1865
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), 345
5-1/2 x 6-5/8 x 6-1/8 inches (14.0 x 16.8 x 15.6 cm)
19.14 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA
The domed covered butter surmounted by a cast balled-square finial with chased strapwork and foliate decoration to the lid, Greek key pattern with flanking shaped handles with medallions, medallions applied to front and back, raised on four gargoyle-form feet, fitted mazarine, monogrammed BR.
Light scratch to the lid by the monogram, light surface wear to the mazarine, light dents to the rim of the lid, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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