9 October 2002
A SILVER-GILT FISH SERVING KNIFE
Mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, circa 1883
In the Japanesque taste, the handle chased with fish and waves, the reverse with a flower against a patterned background, the blade with fish in the sea set against a gilt background, marked on blade.
12in. (20.4cm.) across.
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