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Early Gorham Coin Pompeii Forks (4)

Early Gorham Coin Pompeii Forks (4)
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$250

The Classical elements of Gorham's Pompeii pattern volutes, acanthus, anthemion are as crisp as when they were new, with no heel, knife, or stacking scratches. Amazing that these four dinner-size (7.5 inch) forks could have survived over 150 years with no monogram! They were likely made in the year the pattern was introduced (1868) because they are coin (Gorham phased out coin silver in 1868) and they have 'Patent Applied For' which assures an early production. Weight is 212 grams.

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