Zodiac sterling silver 3-piece baby set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1915. This set comprises mug, bowl, and plate. Cup: Straight sides, short inset foot, and leaf-capped and mounted handle; interior gilt washed. Bowl: Gently tapering sides, curved bottom, and short inset foot; interior gilt washed. Plate: Round deep well and wide shoulder. Low relief borders depicting the astrological signs in scrolled frames alternating with flowers, including turn-of-the-century favorites, such as water lilies and calla lilies. An unusual occult-inspired pattern that was first produced in 1906. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, New York retailer’s stamp (Theodore B. Starr), and nos. A4990 (cup) and A475 (bowl and plate). Plate has date symbol. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: Cup: H 3 x W 4 x D 2 3/4 in. Bowl: H 2 1/2 x D 4 3/4 in. Plate: H 1/2 x D 7 3/8 in. Total weight: 19 troy ounces. #BV858