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Early Gorham Martele .950 Silver Three-handled Loving Cup

Auction:
2286
Lot:
768
Sold for:
$15,275$13,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2286
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 01, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Early Gorham Martele .950 Silver Three-handled Loving Cup, c. 1899, squat baluster form, with three loop handles ending in leaves, the body chased and embossed with teardrop panels of fruiting berry clusters extending downward, offset by further teardrop panels of grape leaves extending upwards, with sinuous shaped rims, gold washed interior, ht. 8 1/4 in., approx. 53 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200

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