Description

    THREE GORHAM SILVER-PLATED MATCH SAFES, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1860-1880
    Marks to all: (lion-anchor-G), 8; (anchor), GORHAM CO., 030; 065
    2-5/8 inches high (6.7 cm) (each)

    FROM THE ESTATE OF JOHN O. ANTONELLI

    The match safe with cast Japanesque designs and insects to either side, match strike to bottom; the match safe with shaped raised, engine turned cartouche to either side, inscribed For Uncle to verso, thumb press to side, match strike to bottom and top; the match safe with a bright-cut floral sprig to front, monogrammed GCP to verso, match strike to bottom.


    Condition Report*:

    Dent to the bottom of the match safe with shaped cartouche, small puncture to the match strike of the Japanesque match sfae, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age.

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    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
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