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Impressive Gorham Sterling Centerbowl

Auction:
2363
Lot:
875A
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2363
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 28, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Impressive Gorham Sterling Centerbowl, date marked 1899, ovoid, with grotesque male masks to the pair of ear handles, body embossed with C-scroll cartouches, fruit and floral sprays, and lion masks , on oval foot with acanthus rim, and scrolled fish scale and acanthus feet, ht. 8, wd. to handles 14 1/2 in., approx. 73 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Sterling Centerbowl, Acantha, Acanthus, Ancient Greece, Grotesque, Mask

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