Description

    A RARE PARCEL GILT AMERICAN SILVER AESTHETIC MOVEMENT CELERY VASEMark of Gorham, Providence, Rhode Island, c.1876

    A copy of the report by Samuel Hough titled 'The Gorham Special Order Celery Vase N' accompanies this vase, according to Mr. Hough, this vase "represents a pretty rare category," though unable to track this specific vase, the report covers a vase with the factory designation 'Z', the Z vase identical with the exception that it has no engraving, the engraving on this vase features a bird chasing an insect and on the opposite side, a stalk of leafy celery, the interior of the vase gilt with a large die-rolled band of cherubs playing musical instruments just below the flaring rim, a facsimile of the original factory photograph of the 'Z' vase accompanies the vase and report with this lot, marked underside
    7.7in. high, 4.7In. diameter, 20oz




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    Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    30th-31st Saturday-Sunday
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