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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF IRIS SCHWARTZ

American silver Art Nouveau asparagus dish and liner, Gorham Mfg Co., Providence, RI, Martelé, 1904
Estimate
6,0008,000
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408

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF IRIS SCHWARTZ

American silver Art Nouveau asparagus dish and liner, Gorham Mfg Co., Providence, RI, Martelé, 1904
Estimate
6,0008,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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American silver Art Nouveau asparagus dish and liner, Gorham Mfg Co., Providence, RI, Martelé, 1904
shaped rectangular, the lobed and waved tray 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 14in.
35.5cm
54oz 4dwt (1686g)
1686g
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Catalogue Note

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

According to Larry Pristo, Martelé: Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver, the asparagus dish and liner were completed on 7 October 1904, and had 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 was accomplished in 22 hours.  The piercing of the liner, also called a drainer, was completed in 10 hours. 

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