8 3/4 x 9 x 9 in. (22.2 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on bottom: "[lion passant, anchor, gothic G] / STERLING / 530 / [four-pointed star with dot inside]"
H. Randolph Lever Fund
Circular stepped foot engraved with band of Native American-style chevrons and band of native scene in style of native narrative depicting warriors, horse, fallen man, two women with skulls. Above the base on a circular platform is a crouching figure of an Indian maiden in patterned tunic with arms upraised to support shallow circular compote bowl with molded rim and gilt interior; in the center of the bowl is a stylized circular engraved design. Compote bowl attached to stem at disc above the head of the figure, screwed on with three beaded screws with flattened bell finials.
CONDITION: Overall good but with normal wear, especially to bowl. Numerous scratches on interior of bowl, gilding worn. Numerous pinpoint dents from outside bowl towards interior.
This item is not on view
Gorham Manufacturing Company (1865-1961). Compote, ca. 1868. Silver, 8 3/4 x 9 x 9 in. (22.2 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 87.180. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.180_bw.jpg)
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