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Antique Gorham American Classical Sterling Silver Compote 1876

Antique Gorham American Classical Sterling Silver Compote 1876

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1433885

Please refer to our stock # BT839 when inquiring.
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American Classical sterling silver compote. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1876. Bellied bowl with leaf-mounted c-scroll side handles and knopped stem flowing into round and raised foot. Low-relief ornament on stippled ground. Bowl has wraparound frieze with garlands, leafing volute scrolls, and leaf-ornamented columns between tête à tête gryphons. On foot rim is a garland held up by dancing putti. Bowl interior gilt.

Fully marked including maker's stamp, location "Union Square N.Y.", no. 1291, and date letter. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 7 x W 13 1/2 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 34.4 troy ounces. #BT839