Sterling silver cereal bowl on stand. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1910. The bowl has straight sides and molded rim. The stand has plain well and molded rim.
Scenes from nursery rhymes acid-etched on both pieces. On the bowl are frames depicting Jack Sprat, Little Jack Horner, Simple Simon, Tom the Piper’s Son, and Mary kneeling before a little lamb. Also on bowl, vacant cartouche. On stand the frames includes scenes from Jack and Jill, Red Riding Hood, and Three Little Pigs. A sweet set with lots of smiling and benign animals.
The bowl is based on a design first produced by Kerr in Newark (model no. 1399). Gorham acquired Kerr in 1906.
Hallmark includes model no. 5176-2. Excellent condition with good definition and patina.
Dimensions: Bowl: H 1 ¾ x D 4 ½ in. Stand: H ½ x D 6 ½ in. Total weight: 8.5 troy ounces. BI452