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Antique Gorham Loving Cup Wine Cooler with Mardi Gras Presentation


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Please refer to our stock # BU194 when inquiring.
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Victorian Classical sterling silver loving cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1893. Bellied urn with 3 twisted and scaly dolphin handles and raised and round foot. Interior richly gilt.

Three-sided presentation framed by dense and exuberant flowers and leaves, and Japonesque cattails and lily pads: “J.W. Doane. / Mardi Gras / 1894.” (1); “From his / friends” (2); "Major Genl. Schofield. / P.L. Yoe. / A.H. Burley. / John Tyrrell. / A.F. Seeberger. / Henry Elliott. / Erskine M. Phelps.” (3).

Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps (Spaulding & Co.), date symbol, and no. 335. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/4 x W 10 1/2 x D 6 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 69 troy ounces. #BU194

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