Lot 35
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AN AMERICAN SILVER VASE, GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, RI, 1905 |

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
Sold
3,000 USD
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Description

  • marked on base and coded H/YR
chased with elongated ribs and ruffled-petal flowers, the base with monogram MHS

Provenance

Acquired June, 1992

Catalogue Note

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.
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