New York, Park Avenue
15 - 16 January 1999
A SILVER AND MIXED-METAL BOWL
Maker's mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, 1881
Circular, on a circular rim base, the spot-hammered body with wide die-rolled geometric border applied with a copper bird, butterfly and fully-modelled berried branch, the interior gilt, the bottom rim with monogram LU, marked under base
8in. diameter; gross weight 19oz. 10dwt.
Gorham Mfg. Co.
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A similar bowl with an identical geometric border is illustrated in Richard Osterberg, Silver Holloware for Dining Elegance, 1996, fig. 12.9a, p. 167.
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