04-23-2001 04-23-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2040 Boston
April 23, 2001 09:00 AMCalender
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Gorham Imperial Chrysanthemum Partial Flatware Service

$2,300$2,000
Auction: Sale #2040 - 2040 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 23, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Gorham "Imperial Chrysanthemum" Partial Flatware Service, Providence, early 20th century, comprising eight each of: dinner forks, luncheon forks, teaspoons, and butter spreaders, ten dinner knives, twelve ice cream forks, twelve citrus spoons, four coffee spoons, an olive spoon, sugar tongs, gravy ladle, and tomato server, together with a Wallace salad fork, monogrammed, (75 pieces), approx. 73 troy oz., excluding the knives, lg. to 9 5/8 in. Provenance: The estate of Bettie Broyhill Gortner, trustee of Converse College, Salem Academy, and Blowing Rock Hospital, and daughter of J.E. Broyhill, founder of Broyhill Furniture Industries.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

tomato server, Broyhill Furniture Industries, Blowing Rock Hospital, Bettie Broyhill Gortner, Converse College, founder , Salem Academy, trustee