Beautiful original crest - Coat of Arms - engraved on the center of the plateau. Engraving reads: "FORS NON MUTAT GENUS".Phrase "FORTUNA NON MUTAT GENUS" is from a monument to the Confederate War Dead, in downtown Charleston, SC. Roughly translates: Chance does not. In Latin word "FORS" is a synonym to "FORTUNA".
GIANT SIZE - SUPERIOR QUALITY! MAGNIFICENT VERY LARGE STERLING SILVER GORHAM CENTER PIECE. MARKED UNDER THE BASE AND ON EACH SEPARATE PART INCLUDING SILVER NUTS AND GLASS STAND WITH GORHAM STERLING HALLMARKS, YEAR CODE FOR 1888. 100% ORIGINAL ANTIQUE HAND CUT CRYSTAL BOWL. HIGH QUALITY ABP (AMERICAN BRILLIANT PERIOD) CUT GLASS.VERY RARE AND UNUSUAL FORM GIANT CENTER PIECE FOR LARGE TABLE - PROBABLY A SPECIAL ORDER. Is about 19 7/8 in. Long and about 15 9/16 in.
Piece is about 9 in. (22.9 cm) tall with the crystal.
Crystal bowl is about 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm) X 7 3/8 in. Weight of silver (with out crystal) is about 109 troy oz. MADE FROM VERY HEAVY GAUGE OF SILVER.Excellent original antique condition with minimum amount of normal wear. Very minor normal dings and scratches on silver - nothing more then normal indication of age, mentioned just for accuracy. SUPER FINE QUALITY INVESTMENT GRADE VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF ANTIQUE AMERICAN STERLING SILVER - PICTURES DON'T DO JUSTICE! ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED AS DESCRIBED. Your satisfaction is very important to us. Items must be in their original condition with similar of our packing. Although every effort is made to ensure accurate dimensions and weights, the figures shown should always be treated as approximate. The pictures should be considered as part of the item description. We do not take responsibility for any personal or third party losses. The item "MAGNIFICENT LARGE GORHAM STERLING SILVER / CUT GLASS CRYSTAL CENTER PIECE 109 OZ" is in sale since Saturday, October 11, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "silverapple" and is located in PA.
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