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Set of Four American Renaissance Revival Silver and Silver-Plated Covered Entree Dishes, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, R.I., 1873

Set of Four American Renaissance Revival Silver and Silver-Plated Covered Entree Dishes, Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, R.I., 1873

Item Description:

Set of four silver beehive finial casserole dishes with silver-plated lids that convert into chafing dish type liners.

The bases flat-chased with leaves, grapes and flowers on an acid-etched ground around the sides, meeting on both sides with applied Satyrs' heads in high-relief with flowered beards and hair, the handles each applied with images of women with long flowing hair, with four bright polish "hats" placed equidistant and repeating the construction of the four feet below, with geometric design on the reverse side of its perimeter, the center of each silver-plated lid/liner containing a large removable silver-plated beehive finial cast with a bee climbing near the top, inscribed with motto “NOS DEFENDEMOS” (We Defend Ourselves), the bases each stamped underfoot "Sterling 30", and hallmarked with a lion facing right, anchor, the letter G, above the letter "F" and a 4-pointed star.

Condition:

Appear fine. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.

Provenance:

Private collection, acquired ca. 1936 or earlier
Inherited by descent to the current owner

Dimensions:

Each base measures approximately 14.75 inches from point of handle to point of handle, and 3.06 inches tall from base to the top of the cast heads which are applied in the center, one on each side, measuring 7.88 inches wide. Each silver base weighs approximately 26.55 troy ounces or approximately 106 troy ounces total weighable silver.

Each lid/liner measures 10.5 inches long

 

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SKU: 01tj0000003342rAAA

 
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