Press Release (ePRNews.com) - NEW YORK - Mar 31, 2017 - Rare and Beautiful Gorham Mixed Metal Sterling Silver Bowl 1880 (http://www.nelsonandnelsonantiques.com/items/1354668/enlargement1354668nelson.html)
Sale Price: $13,000.00
2016 Holiday Sale
Listed Price $20,000.00
Rare and beautiful hand-hammered sterling silver bowl with mixed metal. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1880. Four curved sides with honeycomb hand hammering. Interior has applied mixed metal ornament: butterfly, birds, flower planted in granulated soil, and blossoming prunus branch that climbs over the rim and clings to the exterior. Rim exterior reeded. Rests on short foot with linear lobing. Exterior has engraved script monogram. Japonesque motifs and unusual form. Hallmark includes no. 1580 and date letter. Condition: Fine with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 8 1/4 x D 8 1/4 in. Weight: 19.7 troy ounces. #BM960
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