18 - 19 January 2001
A SILVER SOUP TUREEN AND COVER
Maker's mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, 1873
Oval, on pedestal foot, the body applied with two cast devil mask handles with pendant rings, the incurved rim with stylized leaf band, the body engraved with monogram MAV, the domed cover with beaded border and recumbent deer finial, marked under base
13½in. long over handles; 61oz. 10dwt.
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A tureen of this model is in the Yale University Art Gallery and is illustrated in Charles Carpenter, Gorham Silver, 1997, p.42, fig. 41.
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