Rare Dated 1886 Gorham Nautical Theme Sterling Crystal Brooch Victorian Antique


Rare Dated 1886 Gorham Nautical Theme Sterling Crystal Brooch Victorian Antique

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Rare Dated 1886 Gorham Nautical Theme Sterling Crystal Brooch Victorian Antique:
$325


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DESCRIPTION

Antique c. 1886 sterling silver brooch by Gorham. This stunning Victorian piece features a hand-painted design of a sailboat under a rock crystal dome. The crystal is in a bezel setting surrounded by a nautical rope motif accent. There is an anchor design that has a detailed and dimensional look. The back is hand-engraved 22-9-61 / 22-9-86 (indicating it commemorates the 25th anniversary of something) with initials of E.P.H. Original pinstem and curving pin catch still present. Fantastic and perhaps one-of-a-kind example of 19th century Gorham jewelry.


MARKS

GORHAM STERLING (note that this mark was used on pieces sold directly through their retail store, rather than wholesaled to other retailers).


DIMENSIONS

1 5/8” by 1”


CONDITION

Excellent overall condition. Possibly some light fading or discoloration to painting and a few light surface marks on the crystal (I think a lapidary could buff these off). Some of the spots on the painting appear to be tiny shadows cast by small marks on the crystal.


RETURNS

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SHIPPING

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Rare Dated 1886 Gorham Nautical Theme Sterling Crystal Brooch Victorian Antique:
$325

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