10-06-2012 10-06-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2615B Boston
October 6, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Eight-piece Gorham Sterling Silver Dresser Set

$780$650
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2615B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 06, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Eight-piece Gorham Sterling Silver Dresser Set, Providence, Rhode Island, all gold-washed and engraved with scrollwork and floral motifs and monogram "RK"; comprising a comb with date mark for 1894, a circular mirror with date mark for 1901, a shoehorn, a brush, a pincushion, a corset hook, a clothes brush with a rubbed date mark, and a jewelry box with a date mark for 1901.
Estimate $600-800

Rubbing and wear to gold-wash particularly on jewelry box and pin cushion, both also with deterioration to fabric portions. Mark rubbed to corset hook. All with small surface abrasions consistent with usage.

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Rhode Island