Gorham Antique American Sterling Basket, 1871

by Louis Wine

Gorham Athenic Sterling Greek inspired Basket, date letter for 1871. Oval shaped on oval pedestal base, simple form with moulded rim; the fixed handle accented with Grecian motif terminals and rosette medallions on interior ends of basket. Full Gorham Athenic marks to base and design number 418. Length: 10.25 inches. Width: 7.50 inches. Height: 9.50 inches. Weight: 472 grams. No engravings or monograms. Excellent Condition.

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Description

Gorham Athenic Sterling Greek inspired Basket, date letter for 1871. Oval shaped on oval pedestal base, simple form with moulded rim; the fixed handle accented with Grecian motif terminals and rosette medallions on interior ends of basket. Full Gorham Athenic marks to base and design number 418. Length: 10.25 inches. Width: 7.50 inches. Height: 9.50 inches. Weight: 472 grams. No engravings or monograms. Excellent Condition.

Louis Wine

Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.