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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 73

    A LATE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN RED-PATINATED COPPER DRESSING TABLE TRAY WITH APPLIED SILVER DECORATION,

    MARK OF GORHAM & CO., CIRCA 1885,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN RED-PATINATED COPPER DRESSING TABLE TRAY WITH APPLIED SILVER DECORATION,
    MARK OF GORHAM & CO., CIRCA 1885,
    Decorated with a fruiting strawberry plant with butterfly & two birds in flight, a small bull at base of plant, the background hammered to simulate clouds, the base stamped with anchor in shield & "GORHAM CO, B73, O", 9½ in. long (24.8 cm.).


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    Post Lot Text

    Gorham introduced their line of copper wares in 1881. They had a polished coloured finish & were made with the same care as their finest silverware.