Description

    A 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.


    Condition Report*:

    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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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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