Gorham Sterling Creamer Need Pattern Help

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Gorham Sterling Creamer Need Pattern Help

Postby my stuff » Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:34 am

Hi I believe this is Gorham but need some help with the pattern or who the person is.
Thanks
http://i.imgur.com/2bkAzbX.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/12aM2h5.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/2jWw7lT.jpg

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Re: Gorham Sterling Creamer Need Pattern Help

Postby silverly » Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:14 pm

Is is marked sterling anywhere? if not I'd say it's coin silver which is great as far as I'm concerned. Don't know what the pattern is, but with the medallions it is a very attractive and probably desirable piece.

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Re: Gorham Sterling Creamer Need Pattern Help

Postby Aguest » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:43 pm

It does have the full "lion-anchor-G" hallmarks for Gorham, but no "COIN" or "STERLING" designation, interesting! ::: Also, is this a creamer? There are interesting attachments on the side with metal loops at the top, I wonder what the purpose of that would be?

I guess it could be a creamer, or a waste-bowl for a tea set, but it could have had another purpose?

These all fall under the category "Medallion Pattern," and in your case it appears to be a female ancient Greek woman in profile. There have also been seen other medallions, such as male ancient Greek soldiers with interesting ancient helmets on their heads, and I have seen a few Greek gods such as Pan and Medusa and Achilles heads. Medallion patterns are desirable indeed!

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Re: Gorham Sterling Creamer Need Pattern Help

Postby my stuff » Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:00 pm

Wow thanks for the help no it is not marked Sterling but I thought all Gorham early mark pieces were??

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Re: Gorham Sterling Creamer Need Pattern Help

Postby asheland » Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:35 am

Nice piece! It's coin silver. 100% sure. Medallion pattern.


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