New York, East
24 June 1999
AN AMERICAN SILVER BOWL
Maker's mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., G J D (J is raised), Martele, 1905, chaser Paul L. Hansen
Broadly molded oval, with lightly gilt interior, with softly hammered finish, the molded border chased with large blossoms at intervals, linked by foliage and smaller flowers, with two vacant reserves, with molded serpentine rim--11in. (29.8cm.) long, 30oz.
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This bowl was chased by Paul L. Hansen. He worked at Gorham from 1899 to 1907. He worked on this bowl for fifty-three hours. The net factory price was $93.
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