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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    A SET OF TWELVE PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND MIXED-METAL SEAFOOD FORKS

    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TWELVE PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND MIXED-METAL SEAFOOD FORKS
    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1870
    In the Egyptian taste, with six variations to stem and finial, including copper fisherman with copper fish applied to stem, Pharaoh's head, eagle and sun disk, swan's head, hieroglyphic tablet and beaded circle and ball terminal, the tines with matte gilding, each marked on reverse
    9 oz. gross weight (12)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PERSONAL COLLECTION OF AMERICAN AESTHETIC MOVEMENT SILVER