3028
3028
A Set Of Twelve American Silver Coffee Cups And Matching Saucers, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1920
Estimation
7 0009 000
Lot. Vendu 6,250 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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3028
A Set Of Twelve American Silver Coffee Cups And Matching Saucers, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1920
Estimation
7 0009 000
Lot. Vendu 6,250 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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A Set Of Twelve American Silver Coffee Cups And Matching Saucers, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1920
the tapered cylindrical cups with undulating rims, chased with trailing roses and daisies, applied on one side with Art Deco monogram SCW, the loop handles chased with leaves, on lobed foot rims, the circular saucers with, chased to match, removable porcelain liners, ten with gilt and blue rims, two with gilt rims
cups marked on inside foot rim, saucers on undersides, cups coded PVR, saucers PVS, porcelain liners by Lenox
diameter of saucer 3 1/2 in.
8.9cm
44oz 16dwt excluding liners
1393g
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Description

According to Martelé's records as recorded by Larry Pristo in Martele 950-1000 Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver, p. 406. coffee cups PVR were completed on 4 June 1920 and matching saucers PVS on 13 August 1920.  The cups were made in 156 hours and the saucers in 84 hours.  The name of the chaser has not been identified however it is known that the cups required 174 hours of chasing and the saucers 153 hours.  The net factory price for the set at the time of completion was $1,219.  The present lot matches a set of twelve two-handled bouillon cups PVT and saucers PVU.  Additionally, twelve matching sherbet cups PVV, were finished on 20 January 1920, and are illustrated by Pristo on p. 84.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York