We are pleased to offer this elegant 1925 Gorham sterling silver Neo-classical hand decorated serving tray.
In Maintenon. One of the firm's most desired patterns.
Elegant streaming leaf and berry, with ribbon wrap decorated rim.
Followed by series of hand chased Neo-classical fruit and floral displays. Centre with shell and floral framed shield, with engraved BHC (?) to one medallion. Followed by lush leaf and berry, floral streams. Alternating with twin vine cap inverted acanthus, with partial satin surface.
This fine 1925 Gorham Maintenon serving tray is 15 inches.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling construction 50 1/2 (standard) ounces.
There is no "give" whatever to the centre of the tray. It easily accommodates your finest 4 tea piece service. Or serves as an elegant drinks tray.
Hallmarked as shown.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. The beautiful Neo-classical decoration retains its original crisp hand chased detail. Stands perfectly even on table. Centre few barely noted scuffs from careful use, none at all can be felt.
Please feel free to inquire directly about this or any item. We welcome your interest. As collectors we are quite easy to work with.
We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. We ship twice weekly US Postal Express & Priority, never Ground. Always fully insured.
We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted if condition, country or dating is significantly incorrect. In such cases we refund shipping.
Remember these are antiques with expected wear normal use. Returnins because you failed to read the listing correctly, or we did not note the tiniest few scuffs, shallow pinhead bumps or mildly bent rim is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.
Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax.
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We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.