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Gorham Japonesque Antique Sterling Silver Amphora Vase

Gorham Japonesque Antique Sterling Silver Amphora Vase

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1331007

Please refer to our stock # BM628 when inquiring.
Spring 2016 Sale
Listed Price $1,895.00
Japonesque sterling silver vase. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1876. Amphora with tapering sides, stepped foot, flared rim, and vertical side handles terminating in volute scrolls. Fish and marine plants engraved on body. Arms have stylized Modern Victorian ornament. A wonderful application of avant-garde design to a Classical form.

Hallmark includes date letter. Condition: a few firescale spots, which do not detract from the overall beauty.

Dimensions: H 6 7/8 x D 2 5/8 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. BM628