Back in 1888 when the versailles pattern was introduced the requirement to mark was if effect and that is probably the reason why gorham marked this pattern just to preserve their. Gorham sterling silver pocket knife all about pocket knives. Identification for flatware, dinnerware and stemware patterns. In 1831, jabez gorham began manufacturing coin silver spoons, which were popular at the time for replacing pewter spoons. Antique cupboard is the place to find sterling silver flatware, and silverware. Sterling silver spoons and forks kindle edition by manufacturing company, gorham. Does the gorham name or mark actually appear on these knives somewhere. Jan 20, 2019 beverly bremer silver shop has over 1,200 sterling patterns in stock including manchester sterling silver, oneida sterling silver, sterling flatware and wallace brenda roehm hazle township said. For those in need of a silverlining, gorham silverware is the perfect way to polish off any space. The decline of gorham began in 1967, when the company was purchased by textron, a move that some critics claim decreased quality due to managements lack of understanding of gorham s specialty, producing highquality sterling silverware and holloware. Sterling silver flatware reed and barton tara pattern. Gorham store online products for sale at affordable pricing.
I have 53 pieces of gorham sterling silverware pattern 1904 with markings on the back that look like a lion, anchor and possible the lyre for 1904. Gorham versailles trademark question smp silver salon forums. Codman was a chief designer for gorham and held that role for over 20 years. Ive looked through gorham sterling flatware references and have not seen this pattern. Gorham chantilly antique us sterling silver flatware for. Unique estate holloware pieces include several antique sterling silver bowls such as the art nouveau bowl in the violet pattern made in the early 19th century and the tiffany vegetable bowl in an. Identifying sterling silver patterns 101 posted on may 2, 2017 march 27, 2019 by antiquesilver if you have a set of antique sterling silverware, you might be wondering what the pattern is or if what you have is actually an authentic set of sterling flatware.
Classic and elegantly shaped tiffany and gorham silver goblets complement other delicately designed gorham silver holloware and flatware patterns. Manufacturer list gorham sterling silverware, sterling. Designing brilliance18501970 as well as editor of and contributing author to the accompanying book. Among gorham s major trophy commissions are the americas cup for yachting, the davis cup for tennis and the borgwarner trophy for the indianapolis 500. Manufacturer list gorham sterling silverware, sterling flatware, estate, new sterling silvereware replacements see this list with pictures other gorham product catagories.
Cambridge by gorham sterling 4pc consists of knife, fork, salad fork, teaspoon. Gorham silver etruscan sterling,19 at replacements, ltd. Beverly bremer silver shop has over 1,200 sterling patterns in stock including manchester sterling silver, oneida sterling silver, sterling flatware and wallace brenda roehm hazle township said. I am not that familiar with sterling from the late 1800s, but from my limited knowledge i think that most manufacturers at this time used the patent laws. Gorham sterling flatware patterns and listings of current. Match your pieces to the guides illustrations and descriptions. One of eight children, jabez gorham was born on february 18, 1792. Acanthus, adam, albemarle, alencon lace, andante, angelo, antique engraved no. In 1842, the congress enacted a tariff which effectively blocked the importation of silverware from outside.
Gorham was owned by brownforman corporation from 1991 to 2005 until it was sold to department 56 in the lenox holdings transaction. Gently used gorham furniture up to 60% off at chairish. Todays arrivals this weeks arrivals shop directory new shops todays featured shops all items. Gorham patterns leonce antiques sterling silver blog. Gorham silver, strasbourg sterling,gorham,1897 page 1. She is the curator of the exhibition gorham silver. Large vintage 438 gorham luther bookout mother wchild. I am interested in selling the set with a mahogany s. View every sterling flatware pattern thats currently in production, all in one place and only at the best discount prices 18004263057. Although it was first introduced in 1895, the pattern s louis xvinspired scrollwork was a perfect fit for the increasingly affluent america of the mid. Secondly, early gorham silverplate is so heavily plated and so beautifully constructed that there is often no wearthrough and no difference in quality between the solid and plated wares. A book such as the sterling flatware identification and value guide by tere hagan has a section devoted to the gorham company. Publication date 1909 topics gorham, new york publisher. We carry all the gorham company sterling patterns both like new preowned estate and brand new settings and pieces.
Lenox gorham ribbon edge frosted 5piece stainless steel flatware place setting, service for 1, silver 9067510 4. Cambridge by gorham sterling 4pc consists of knife, fork. To order or call 5192072997 9 am 6 pm eastern time how to place your order. Flatware patterns gorham corporation the origins of gorham are in 1831 when the firm of jabez gorham was joined by henry l. The china, crystal and silver replacement company replacements, ltd. Gorham pattern unknown by gorham antique silver patterns. The decline of gorham began in 1967, when the company was purchased by textron, a move that some critics claim decreased quality due to managements lack of understanding of gorhams specialty, producing highquality sterling silverware and holloware. It is gorham sterling silver pocket knife according to the makers mark made somewhere between 1865 and 1868. Home silverware chests hollowware tarnish resistant wraps custom drawer liners ready made drawer liners baby cups baby flatware silver polish. Finely crafted with the graceful elegance associated with 18th century france, this stately pattern was first introduced in 1895.
Buttercup in sterling by gorham list of in stock items. Use flatware collectors books to help identify and date specific patterns. Many have been current for over 100 years and have appeal from generation to generation. Gorham flatware patterns i online encyclopedia of silver. These american silver patterns are top sellers year after year. Gorham chantilly flatware sterling silver flatware. One look at gorhams silver, and we think youll understand why it has us seriously rethinking going for the gold. Search our online database for just the right silver items. Get the best deals on gorham us sterling silver antiques when you shop the largest online selection at. The gorham manufacturing company is one of the largest american manufacturers of sterling and silverplate and a foundry for bronze sculpture.
New listing sterling silver fork gorham king edward pattern lot bb1. Gorham silver flatware patterns flatware patterns, gorham. Jul 18, 2012 even if you dont know its name, you know its form. Trade catalogssilverware collection winterthurlibrary.
Sterling silver patterns celeste 1956 by gorham sterling. He brought modern designs to gorham, and these pieces are strongly influenced by art deco geometry and stylized lines. May 02, 2017 identifying sterling silver patterns 101 posted on may 2, 2017 march 27, 2019 by antiquesilver if you have a set of antique sterling silverware, you might be wondering what the pattern is or if what you have is actually an authentic set of sterling flatware. Grant asked gorham to commemorate the countrys onehundredth anniversary in 1875 with a spectacular century vase that contained over 2,000 ounces of sterling silver. Gorham has been crafting american silver since 1831, meaning their designs range from victorianinspired flatware to abstractstyle serving bowls. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Gorham employed this danish silversmith from 1925 to 1929. Gorham silver was founded in providence, rhode island, 1831 by jabez gorham, a master craftsman, in partnership with henry l. Gorham sterling silver flatware silverware set chantilly pattern, status. See todays gorham sterling silver for sale, best offer and auction. Gorham melon bud 5piece stainless steel flatware place setting, service for 1, silver 9227510. A few years after his fathers death, jabez was apprenticed at age 14 to nehemiah dodge, one of the founders of the silverware and jewelry industry in 18thcentury new england. I have 52 pieces of gorham lyric silverware that i. Gorham sterling patterns, pattern c, pembroke, persian, perspective, piper, play fellow, plymouth, pompadour, pompeii, poppy, portland, portsmouth, portsmouth.
Chantilly by gorham, sterling olive fork, long handle, gilt tines regular price. Gorhams most beloved pattern that was designed by william c codman. Raresterling antiques gorham gallery we buy where to. Basically a reprint of a 1909 gorham sterling flatware catalog depicting about 15 different patterns.
In 1831, jabez gorham began manufacturing coin silver spoons, which. Gorham silver was founded in providence, rhode island, 1831 by jabez gorham, a master craftsman, in. Cambridge by gorham antique silver patterns antique cupboard. Sterling knives of the late 19th and early 20th century sometimes have silverplated blades instead of sterling ones, which might explain the difference in look. A gorham silverplate mark warning smp silver salon forums. The company was purchased by textron in 1967, a move that some critics claim decreased quality due to managements lack of understanding of gorhams specialty, producing highquality sterling silverware and holloware. Gorhams pattern for sterling flatware and corresponding hollowware pieces is a classic, widely collected and even more widely copied. Gorham sterling spoon silver ruby lane follow this search. Gorham sterling silver andante pattern flatware 32 piece set. Textron sold the company to dansk international designs in 1989. The company also made thimbles, combs, jewelry, and other small items. Canal, steeple, and north main streets, providence, 1886. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading gorham hand book. They are the most popular sterling flatware designs.
Flatware patterns of sterling silver and silverplate silver plate of gorham corporation. Best selling american silver patterns antique cupboard. May 17, 2019 she is the curator of the exhibition gorham silver. Gorham silver, chantilly sterling,1950,gorham,no monograms. Identifying sterling silver patterns 101 what is silver. The story of gorham begins in 18, when jabez gorham completed his metalsmith apprenticeship and began making jewelry. Gorham, fiddle old pattern, sterling silver, vermeil, salt spoon, h205. Gorham silver chantilly sterling,1950, gorham,no monograms at replacements, ltd.
This pattern is very similar to the kings and queens patterns made by gorham. Over the years, strasbourg has remained both a popular flatware pattern for wedding registries and yearround entertaining. Sterling silver gorham flatware butter knife in the chantilly pattern 18951950, 6 38 inches long, from estate purchase. Gorham chantilly antique us sterling silver flatware for sale. For each pattern all the various flatware items are depicted. Popular silver patterns best selling american silver patterns. Publication date 1909 topics gorham, new york publisher silverwarecatalogs. Gorham sterling flatware patterns and listings of current and. The mark has an unusual e and an m, as well as the word gorham, the usual threesymbol mark, as well as sterling and often a pattern number.392 519 133 896 161 1456 119 579 749 685 685 193 1155 205 1443 490 708 1307 10 866 730 658 298 862 384 702 322 425 934 1039 501 7 980 554 396 525