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Two American silver meat platters, Martelé, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1900 and 1905
Estimate
6,0008,000
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Two American silver meat platters, Martelé, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1900 and 1905
Estimate
6,0008,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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Two American silver meat platters, Martelé, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1900 and 1905
the first with lobed border chased with sunflowers and foliage, the second with border chased with orchids
marked on bases, the first coded 4723, the second coded H/XO
lengths 17 in. and 14 7/8 in.
43.2cm, 37.8cm
70oz 10dwt
2195.7g
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Literature

Larry Pristo, Martelé 950-1000 Fine Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver, 2002, p. 220 and p. 347.

Catalogue Note

Gorham's Martelé archives indicate that meat platter 4723 was completed on Nov. 7, 1900 and had a net factory price of $130. It was part of a thirty-piece set (codes 4715-4744) of table silver. The platter was raised in 25 hours and chased for an additional 51 hours by chaser Frederick Bower (Pristo: 2002, p.220).

The meat platter H/XO was completed on Oct. 25, 1905 and had a net factory price of $93. It was part of a four-piece set (codes H/XO-H/XR) of meat platters. The platter was raised in 27 hours by maker Josiah Poyton and chased for an additional 28 hours by chaser Henry Brooks (Pristo: 2002, p.347).

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