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1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1985

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Basket (USA)

This is a basket. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1905 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Ruth Brown.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 34.3 x 92.5 x 51.6cm (13 1/2 x 36 7/16 x 20 5/16in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on underside: "Martele / [Gorham trademark w eagle] / 9584 / PUB."

It is inscribed

Initials "AMW" on handle for original owner Anna Maria Weiss.

Cite this object as

Basket (USA); Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); silver; H x W x D: 34.3 x 92.5 x 51.6cm (13 1/2 x 36 7/16 x 20 5/16in.); Gift of Mrs. Ruth Brown; 1985-108-2

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