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Gorham Aesthetic Movement Mixed Metal Brass and Sterling-mounted Kettle on Stand

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
857
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Gorham Aesthetic Movement Mixed Metal Brass and Sterling-mounted Kettle on Stand, c. 1880, with turned wood handle above a cover with acorn finial and flowerhead, hammered body decorated in the Japonisme style with butterflies, flowers and birds, on a base with acanthus molded legs on claw and ball feet enclosing burner, ht. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Heavily polished over time with some wear to extremities and edges; scattered discoloration and spotting throughout.

Keywords

Acanthus, Butterfly, Flowerhead

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