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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF IRIS SCHWARTZ

AN AMERICAN SILVER ART NOUVEAU ASPARAGUS DISH AND LINER, MARTELÉ, GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, RI, 1904
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF IRIS SCHWARTZ

AN AMERICAN SILVER ART NOUVEAU ASPARAGUS DISH AND LINER, MARTELÉ, GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, RI, 1904
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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AN AMERICAN SILVER ART NOUVEAU ASPARAGUS DISH AND LINER, MARTELÉ, GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, RI, 1904
the rim chased with flowerheads, leaves and acanthus, engraved in center with presentation inscription, the conforming liner geometrically pierced with flowers and foliage
marked on undersides and with code G/TT
length 14 in.
35.5 cm
54 oz 4 dwt
1686 g
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Catalogue Note

The dish is engraved "BP- HHP from ST and KNT" and with dates 1856 and 1906.

Gorham's Martelé archives list the asparagus dish and liner as completed on 7 October 1904 with a net factory price of $130. The dish required 35 hours to raise and was worked by Josiah Poyton. The chasing of the dish was done by Emil Stursberg and took 22 hours. The piercing of the liner, also called a drainer, was completed in 10 hours. 

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