Magnificent Gorham Sterling Pitcher Cherubs 1893
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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: item # 927870
Please refer to our stock # BE387 when inquiring.
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
The Pierre Hotel Lobby
2 East 61st Street NY
|This magnificent sterling silver pitcher was made by the Gorham Mfg. Co. of Providence, RI in 1893. It is fully hallmarked with Gorhamís makerís mark, style # 5128 and date mark for 1893. The pitcher is of majestic proportions and is finely cast, chased, repousse and engraved with a maskhead spout, and a mid-section with gryphon, putti and Bacchanalian scenes. The handle is cast and chased with floral, acanthus leaf and scroll motifs. The pitcher is raised on an acanthus leaf-capped spreading circular pedestal foot with egg and dart cast border. This pitcher, or wine ewer, is truly a sculptural work of art and would be a conversation piece for any room or collection. Height: 14 inches. Weight: 79 Troy Ounces. Condition: Excellent.|