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Antique Gorham Martelé Centerpiece Bowl with Pixie Fairies

Antique Gorham Martelé Centerpiece Bowl with Pixie Fairies

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1930: Item # 1433438

Please refer to our stock # BR738 when inquiring.
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Listed Price $22,500.00

Art Nouveau Martelé silver centerpiece. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. Bellied on raised and scrolled and curling foot. Rim wide and turned down with chased vegetation with serrated leaves, and chased and applied flowers (lily of the valley) that spillover the scrolled rim. More lily of the valley (chased) on bowl exterior. Foot has chased meandering tendrils. Three gilt and cast figures of winged pixie fairies gripping sides with elongated and tapering bodies that terminate in leaf mounts. Classical monopodia in form of Teutonic wood nymphs. Bowl interior gilt washed.

Marked “Martelé” with Gorham stamp. Condition: Very good with minor wear to gilding.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x W 20 x D 17 in. Weight: 125 troy ounces. #BR738