Gorham Manufacturing Company (1865-1961). <em>Olive Dish</em>, 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)

Olive Dish

Artist:Gorham Manufacturing Company

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1884

Dimensions: 2 x 6 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 15.3 x 8.9 cm)


Accession Number: 1996.82

Image: CUR.1996.82.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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