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2022 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 2)

Sun, Jul 10, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 1228

11 Asst. Sterling Silver Hollowware Items, incl. Gorham & Watson

Estimate: $550 - $650

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Eleven (11) sterling silver hollowware items, including one (1) Gorham King Albert pattern bonbon bowl; one (1) Gorham Chippendale pattern commemorative dish with monogram and dates; one (1) Reed & Barton footed bonbon bowl with monogram; one (1) Frank M. Whiting Talisman Rose pattern creamer or saucepan with wooden handle; one (1) La Pierre basket with pierced handle; one (1) Watson & Co. creamer or saucepan with wooden handle and scalloped rim; one (1) Watson & Co. Exemplar pattern dish; one (1) Watson & Co. bowl with pierced rim; one (1) Henry Birks & Sons diamond-shaped bonbon bowl; one (1) Rockwell Silver Co. creamer with monogram; and one (1) Rockwell Silver Co. two-handled sugar bowl with monogram. All with maker's marks and model numbers stamped on base. Combined weight: 29.625 total weighable troy ounces. Provenance: The collection of Gary Glesser of Loudon, Tennessee, by descent from his grandparents, Captain Hoyt and Rachel Holton of Toledo, Ohio. Hoyt Holton became, at age 17, the youngest captain of a Great Lakes Freighter. In the 1960s, Captain Holton participated in a 26-day Admiral Byrd Society trip replicating the explorer's famous transpolar expedition, during which he met the Pope and Soviet Premier Nikita Kruschev. Many items in the collection were brought back as souvenirs from that journey and other frequent voyages.

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All items in overall very good condition with normal surface scratches.