Lot 291: A group of American sterling silver holloware, various makers, various dates
December 15, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A group of American sterling silver holloware
various makers, various dates
Including a hammered footed basket with handle, Marcus & Co., New York, NY; an oval covered vegetable dish, probably Gorham, retailed by Starr and Marcus, New York, NY; a footed candy bowl, Gorham, Mfg. Co., Providence, RI; and a bright cut engraved tea caddy with pineapple finial, Black, Starr, & Frost, New York, NY. (4).
L: 16 in. (largest). Total weight: 83.5 oz. t.
From the Estate of former Pennsylvania Governor William W. Scranton and First Lady Mary L. Scranton.
Each piece in overall good condition, with light surface scratches consistent with age and use. The vegetable dish with some wear to handles and with occasional very minor shallow dents. The handled basket with evidence of repair to one handle flange.
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