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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    A PAIR OF SILVER SERVERS

    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1885

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SILVER SERVERS
    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1885
    Narragansett pattern, each handle with applied shells, seaweed and coral, the reverse engraved with monogram LS, each marked on reverse
    The slice 12 in. long; 9 oz. 10 dwt. (2)


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    The fish serving set was one of twelve serving pieces in the Narragansett Pattern which was introduced in 1884 and illustrated in the 1885 Gorham catalogue. A Narragansett Pattern fish serving set is illustrated in: William P. Hood, et al. "Masterpieces of Naturalism: Gorham's Narragansett Flatware", The Magazine Antiques, September 2002, illus. pp. 93-94.