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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A SILVER NAPKIN RING

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

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER NAPKIN RING
    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1885
    Narragansett style, cylindrical, on four shell feet, the textured body applied with shells, seaweed and barnacles, engraved GHB, marked on interior, also marked 1750
    2 in. long; 3 oz. 10 dwt.


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    A similar napkin ring sold at Christie's New York, 19 January 1990, lot 74, and is illustrated in William P. Hood, et al. "Masterpieces of Naturalism: Gorham's Narragansett Flatware", The Magazine Antiques, September 2002, illus. p. 99.