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A FINE AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT AND ENGRAVED SILVER WATER SET
PROPERTY OF A CHICAGO COLLECTOR
A FINE AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT AND ENGRAVED SILVER WATER SET

MARK OF GORHAM MFG CO., PROVIDENCE, 1881

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A FINE AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT AND ENGRAVED SILVER WATER SET
MARK OF GORHAM MFG CO., PROVIDENCE, 1881
Comprising a water pitcher, a pair of goblets and a waiter; the baluster-form pitcher, trumpet-footed goblets and square waiter each matte-finished and finely engraved with scenic ornament in the Japanese taste, depicting birds, butterflies and flowers in vari-colored gilding, the waiter also depicting a landscape with a pond and eight geese flying in formation and a goose reaching for a dragonfly, each piece with die-rolled border, each marked under base
The pitcher 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high; the waiter 12 in. (30.5 cm.) square; 82 oz. (2,550 gr.) (4)

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Christie's, New York, 18 January 2001, lot 300
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