AN AMERICAN SILVER VASE
AN AMERICAN SILVER VASE

MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, 1904, MARTELE

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AN AMERICAN SILVER VASE
MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, 1904, MARTELE
Of square baluster form with elongated neck and everted rim, chased overall with with flowers, buds and whiplash leaves, marked on underside and coded GZM
8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) high
31 oz. 18 dwt. (992 gr.)
Provenance
Phillips Son & Neale, New York, 20 October 1983, lot 510.
Literature
Larry Pristo, Martele 950-1000 FINE Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver, 2002, p. 312.
Exhibited
Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Lot Essay

Gorham's Martele records indicate that Vase GZM was completed on 20 September 1904 and was priced at $100. It was raised by Charles A. Johnson in 35 hours and then chased by George W. Sauthof for 32 hours (see Larry Pristo, Martele 950-1000 FINE Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver, 2002, illus p. 312).
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