Decorative Arts and Design
2 x 6 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 15.3 x 8.9 cm) (show scale)
(struck on bottom): Lion passant (in shield); anchor (in shield); Gothic G (in shield); Sterling 515/Q.
Modernism Benefit Fund
Olive Dish: Silver, realistically modeled dish in the form of a ripe olive with irregular rim opening a top. Exterior surface is intentionally pitted and oxidized. Interior surface gilt. At one end a realistic stem is attached to the olive and curls around the rim. Three realistic leaves are attached to the stem.
CONDITION - Some wear to gilt on interior, otherwise very good.
This item is not on view
Gorham Manufacturing Company (1865-1961). Olive Dish, ca. 1884. Silver, 2 x 6 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 15.3 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1996.82. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1996.82.jpg)
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