13 March 2001,
New York, East
Price realised USD 646
USD 500 - USD 700
AN AMERICAN SILVER OLIVE FORK AND SPOON
Marked Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence
Both realistically modeled as olive branches with a cluster of leaves and a monogrammed olive, the fork with three wavy tines, the spoon bowl chased with foliage and pierced.
The spoon 6¼in. (15.5cm.) long. (2)
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