18 - 19 January 2007
Property of a Southern Gentleman
A SILVER WATER PITCHER
MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, 1848-1865, RETAILED BY STANWOOD & CO.
Vase form, on circular domed foot with vine border, the foot and body chased with ivy against a matte ground, with vacant central cartouche, the handle formed as an ivy covered vine, marked under base
13¼ in. high; 41 oz. 10 dwt.
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