An American  sterling silver figural stem compote, of California mining interest by Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1876
Lot 1081
An American sterling silver figural stem compote, of California mining interest by Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1876
Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
An American sterling silver figural compote, of California mining interest
by Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1876
The parcel gilt standard modeled as a figure of Minerva standing on an orb, monogrammed "J.E.B" and inscribed "Cerro Gordo Mines," weight approximately 44 oz troy.
height 11 1/2in (29cm)

Footnotes

  • Jane (Jenny) E. (Oxner) Belshaw, 1836-1900, was the wife of Mortimer W. Belshaw, owner of the mines located in Inyo County, CA.
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