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Gorham Mfg. Co.

American Victorian Silver Wine Ewer

1897

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Description

An American sterling silver ewer.

  • Ovoid bowl with helmet mouth and base knop on raised foot mounted to square base on corner ball supports.
  • Chased ornament in form of leafing scrollwork and flowers; two languid mermaids with serpentine tails frame scrolled cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram.
  • Beneath mouth is a horned satyr blowing leafing scrolls, surrounded by same.
  • Reeded borders applied with wreaths. Foot sides have open wreaths.
  • Exuberant Gilded Age classicism with a carved horn handle in scroll-mounted reeded collar terminating in a stag head with swept-back ears and horns.
  • Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date, symbol and volume (3 1/2 pts). 

Condition Report

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Like New

Minimal signs of use.

Dimensions

Height: 15.25 inches / 38.73 cm
Width: 8 inches / 20.32 cm

Materials

Sterling Silver, Horn

Period

Victorian

Decorative Style

Traditional Style

Country of Origin

United States

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