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Antique Gorham Japonesque Fishbowl Water Pitcher 1883

Antique Gorham Japonesque Fishbowl Water Pitcher 1883

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1443027

Please refer to our stock # BU424 when inquiring.
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Listed Price $12,500.00
Japonesque sterling silver fishbowl water pitcher. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1883. Drum-form neck with small lip spout and c-scroll handle. Bowl has chased, tooled, and engraved frieze: Fish glide and dive and come up for air. Tails flap, mouths get hooked on overhanging branches, and fins break the surface of the striated and eddying water. Fully marked including no. 1150 and date letter. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 7 1/2 x D 6 in. Weight: 17 troy ounces. #BU424