13 March 2001,
New York, East
Price realised USD 294
USD 200 - USD 300
AN AMERICAN SILVER-GILT LUNCH FORK AND KNIFE
Marked Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence
Both in the Japanesque style, the fork with a basket weave handle, the terminal with an Oriental figure, the tines etched with a floral design; the knife handle with flowers and insects against a matted surface, the blade engraved with flowers and a part lake scene in a circular frame.
The knife 7½in. (19.5cm.) long; 2oz. (2)
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