Gorham Mfg. Co.

American Silver Three-Piece Tea Set

1879 - 1880

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Description

American "Japanesque" sterling silver and mixed-metal tea set by Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, Rhode Island.

  • Sold as a set of 3.
  • Set includes teapot, creamer and sugar bowl.
  • Bellied form with short reeded neck and foot ring.
  • Teapot with hinged, gently raised cover with ball finial, s-form spout and stained wood handle.
  • Creamer with lip spout and bracket handle.
  • Sugar bowl and creamer with gilt-washed interior and engraved three-letter monogram.
  • Decorated with hand-hammered allover honeycomb and applied period motifs.
  • Hallmarks include no. 2105 and date letter 1879 (sugar) and 1880 (teapot and creamer).
Condition Report
Revive
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Like New

Light wear and occasional scratches consistent with age and normal use.

Dimensions
Height: 3.75 inches / 9.53 cm
Width: 6.5 inches / 16.51 cm
Depth: 4.5 inches / 11.43 cm

Creamer: Height 2.38 in., Width 3.75 in., Depth 3.38 in.

Sugar Bowl: Height 2.75 in., Width 5.00 in., Depth 4.25 in.

Gross Weight: 19.3 troy ounces

Materials
Silver Gilt, Metal, Sterling Silver
Period
Aesthetic Movement
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
United States
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