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Gorham Sterling "Fontainebleau" Pattern Punch Ladle

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
870
Sold for:
$385$325

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

Description:

Gorham Sterling "Fontainebleau" Pattern Punch Ladle, c. 1885, with a court gentleman to handle, bowl with traces of gilt wash and bright-cut engraving of leafy sprigs and an angular border, lg. 12 5/8 in., approx. 7 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

Casting and engraving still good and crisp overall; very little usage wear with minor scratching.

Keywords

Engraving, Fontainebleau, Ladle, Metalworking, Printmaking

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