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Gorham Sterling Silver Tazza

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Gorham Sterling Silver Tazza, Providence, 1872, shallow bowl with a stylized wave rim, two parrots to edge, and figural stem modeled as a classically draped woman on a circular foot with engraved monogram and armorial, ht. 10 3/4 in., approx. 29.1 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

Joint between stem and foot resoldered, stem and dish joint with several minor soldered areas. One parrot with very minor spot of verdigris to underside of tail (unobtrusive). Dish with minor surface wear, scattered pinprick dents, and pushed slightly on to stem (circular outline of stem visible to center).


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Tazza, Wind wave

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