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A TROMPE L'OEIL SILVER FRUIT PLATE
A TROMPE L'OEIL SILVER FRUIT PLATE

MAKER'S MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, 1880

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A TROMPE L'OEIL SILVER FRUIT PLATE
Maker's mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, 1880
In the Russian taste, circular on a circular foot, the field finely chased with basketweave design centering a fringed damask napkin, marked under base
105/8in. diameter; 22oz.

Lot Essay

A virtually identical fruit plate was sold in these Rooms at the Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. Collection of 19th Century American Silver,January 21, 1994, lot 22.


[SUPPLEMENTARY IMAGE CAPTION]
A photograph from the Gorham archives, circa 1880, showing the model No. Z.312 (from Gorham Silver, 1997) Courtesy Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, San Francisco, www.art-books.com
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