Gorham Silver Sugar Bowl c1859 PRESIDENT LINCOLN SET
GORHAM SILVER SUGAR BOWL c1859 PRESIDENT LINCOLN TEA SET A fine, and very rare c1859 Gorham silver, completely hand decorated sugar bowl and original lid. Displaying one of the firm's most rare hallmarks. Lion facing left, anchor, Gothic G and the word COIN. This mark used only one year 1859. This is the identical hallmark on the President Abe Lincoln tea service, now displayed in the Smithsonian. In squat pear shape with distinctive "pinched" scalloped. Rim with hand decorated feathered leaf in the channels. Conforming pavilion cover with slender raised panel flutes atop. Repeating scale on satin ground, retains the original.
Spread leaf and flower finial, and original fastener below. Naturalistic, hand chased satin surface branch form handles. With bud, leaf and vine accents.
Made a similar teapot in sterling, though never with the. Hallmarked with lion facing left, anchor, G and COIN.
Hand engraved 1858 presentation as shown. This rare c1859 Gorham silver branch handle Cala Lilly sugar.
Bowl is 8 inches tall and 8 across handles. And weighs 27 1/2 standard ounces. The item "Gorham Silver Sugar Bowl c1859 PRESIDENT LINCOLN SET" is in sale since Wednesday, July 22, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Coin Silver (. The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Aesthetic
- Age: 1850-1899
- Type: TEAPOT TEA SET Tea/Coffee Pot
- Brand: Gorham