Description

    A GORHAM SILVER AND NIELLO MATCH SAFE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1900
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), NIELLO, 1270
    2-3/8 inches high (6.0 cm)
    1.18 troy ounces

    From the Estate of John O. Antonelli

    The match safe with a silver and niello diamond pattern to front and back, match strike to bottom.

    Illustrated:
    Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 70 (for production model).


    Condition Report*:

    With surface scratches commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
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