A Well Known, Notable and Rare Gorham Sterling Silver Large Fish Set with Ivory Handles. Elaborately Pierced and with Silver Gilt on the Pierced Pattern and with Carved Ivory Handles. Dimensions of knife, 11.5" x 3", fork, 10" x 3". Pattern introduced in 1892 and made for a brief time. Excellent condition.
This particular model, number 607 (see picture of mark), was featured on the cover of the September 2008 issue of The Magazine Antiques. This issue contains an article, "Gorham's 'White Gold' Flatware", on pages 68-77. This article discusses Gorham's production of ivory-handled serving pieces in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There are additional pictures of the set and further information within the article (Copy available).