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SOLD - Pair of Copper and Sterling Silver Jardinières by Gorham Manufacturing Company

A fine and impressive pair of antique American copper and sterling silver jardinières made by Gorham Manufacturing Company; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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SOLD - Pair of Copper and Sterling Silver Jardinières by Gorham Manufacturing Company
SOLD - Pair of Copper and Sterling Silver Jardinières by Gorham Manufacturing Company

Description


These fine antique American copper jardinières have a circular rounded form with a crimped border.


The body of each piece has a planished finish and is embellished with applied sterling silver decoration to one side.


The ornamentation to one item depicts a heron on the riverbank, with a fish to the left and a crab to the right, and the other displays and a figure casually fishing, with a fish attached to the line and to the right a further crab design.


The copper and silver to each piece has a good natural patination* displaying an aesthetically pleasing aged copper colour and appearance.


The hallmarks struck to the underside of each jardinière include:

Maker’s mark: Gorham Co (Gorham Manufacturing Company)

Anchor mark: Gorham trademark anchor

Date mark: O (1882)


* Patination or Patina is a subtle colouration or tarnish which forms on the surface of some metals, produced by oxidation or other chemical processes. A good patina proffers an aesthetically pleasing look.


Date: 1882

Condition


These antique jardinières are in fine quality and in excellent condition.

The ornamentation to each piece is a very good gauge of silver and has been hand polished.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of these antique jardinieres are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique item.


Dimensions


Height 8.7cm/3.4"

Diameter 9.8cm/3.9"


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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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