16 June 1999
A SET OF EIGHT SILVER PEPPER CASTERS AND SEVEN SILVER SALT CELLARS
Maker's mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, 1917; Martel
Each pepper caster baluster on shaped circular foot, the lobed body repouss and chased with flowers and foliage, the domed pierced cover with baluster finial; each salt cellar oval on shaped circular foot, with similar decoration, all with monogram EFS on one side, marked under bases, the pepper casters PBI, the salts PBH
The pepper casters 5in. high, the salts 3in. wide; 52oz. 10dwt.
Gorham Mfg. Co. (15)
Harry Ford Sinclair (1876-1956)
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