Gorham Martele Bowl
Item: Martele Bowl - coded T/AQ - 9584/1000 Fine Silver
Maker: Gorham, Rhode Island, 1909
Description: The bowl was a Sample completed August 18, 1909. It was made by Edwin Peters (who only made 9 pieces of Martele) in 46 hours. Chasing was completed by J.F. Jordan in 63 hours (Jordan chased about 41 other pieces of Martele). The bowl is 11 1/4 inches in diameter, stands 5 inches tall, and weighs 43.2 troy ounces.
Condition: Good condition with light traces of interior gilding. There are a couple of very small "dings" inside the bowl from use - none that are significant. There is a presentation inscription on the bottom to F.H. Greene with the names of eight givers engraved. A wonderful piece of Martele presentation silver.
The bowl is illustrated on page 71 of Pristo's book, Martele: Gorham's Nouveau Art Silver.