Description

    AN AMERICAN SILVER ICE CREAM PLATE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1909
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G crowned by eagle), Martele, .9584, R/YN
    7-1/8 inches diameter (18.1 cm)
    8.93 troy ounces

    In the Martele pattern, with scalloped undulating rim with repoussé floral and leaf decoration and hand hammered finish to the rim.

    According to the the Gorham archives, this ice cream plate was one of a set of 12 made by Howard Tromans and chased by Otto Colmetz. The beaten forms were completed on December 22, 1908 and the chasing completed during 1909.


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    minor surface scratching

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    21st Wednesday
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