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Gorham Japonesque Mixed Metal Cigar Lighter with Dragon Handle

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Japonesque mixed metal cigar lighter. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1903. Copper teapot-form with bellied body and cast handle in form of dragon, horned head and talons gripping sides. Upturned spout with chained cap. Also chained is domed and lobed cover. Applied silver crab and snail on one side; on other a blossoming prunus branch. Maker’s stamp, no. BY264, and date symbol. Fine condition with nicely toned and nuanced copper finish; silver has deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 5 x D 3 in. #N273