AN AMERICAN SILVER VASE, GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, RI, 1905 |
3,000 - 5,000 USD
bidding is closed
- marked on base and coded H/YR
chased with elongated ribs and ruffled-petal flowers, the base with monogram MHS
Acquired June, 1992
Larry Pristo records in Martelé: Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver that there are no dates given for this item, but that the "Cost of Making" ledger indicates June 7, 1905. The vase was made by Charles A. Johnson over 22 hours, then chased by Paul L. Hansen for 48 hours. The net factory price was $86.