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Gorham Children's Nursery Rhymes Sterling Silver Plate, No. 5240

Gorham Children's Nursery Rhymes Sterling Silver Plate, No. 5240
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$285.00

Measuring 6 1/2" in diameter and very weighty at 4.8 T. oz., this child's plate is stamped with Gorham's "lion, anchor, G" emblem on the backside, along with "Sterling" and the model number "5240."

It has a 1 1/8" wide, rimmed border that is divided into fourteen panels. Each of these is acid etched in a scene that portrays a different children's rhyme.

These include (see image two for detail):

Jack the Giant Killer

The Merry Hunter

The Wolf and the Lamb

Tom the Piper's Son

Little Boy Blue

Mary and the Little Lamb

The Sleeping Beauty

Little Bo-Peep and Has Lost Her Sheep, in two panels

Jack & Puss in Boots

Tom Thumb

Cinderella

Pied Piper

Kitten's Holiday

The plain center has a fancy script "RHR" monogram.

It is in outstanding condition. The etching is without wear, retaining sharp detail. The finish is bright and even, showing only light surface scratches on the smooth surfaces. The brushed finish underside is flat and sits evenly.

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