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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    AN AMERICAN SILVER BUTTER DISH AND FRUIT DISH

    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, 1880 AND 1873

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    AN AMERICAN SILVER BUTTER DISH AND FRUIT DISH
    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, 1880 AND 1873
    The butter dish oval, the handles applied with a rabbit and duck, the domed cover with heraldic finial, engraved coat-of-arms and initial, with pierced liner, marked 510; the fruit dish oval, with fluting and leaf-clad grips, marked 496; marked under bases
    The fruit dish 10½ in. (26.7 cm) long; 44 oz. (1378 gr.) (2)


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