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Gorham Sterling Silver Gold-washed Pail

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$300$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 13, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Gorham Sterling Silver Gold-washed Pail, 1873, the pail with ropetwist handle and bands of bellflower decoration around body, engraved decoration along lip, engraved to one side "Mr. & Mrs. Eben Davis," the side with engraved image of a three-masted sailing ship over a banner "1824 Oct. 28th 1874," approx. 4.8 troy oz., ht. 3 1/8 in. not including handle.
Estimate $200-400

Wd. at top 3 3/4 in. Excellent condition - gold wash to interior in great shapes, engravings clear.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Engraving, Jewellery making, Metalworking, Pail, Printmaking, Technology, Vision

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