Two Gorham Coin Silver Goblets
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Each with Gorham hallmarks and numbered "15" and marked "Coin," both are parcel gilt and engraved "Lough" to open cartouche, one featuring engine turned decoration and the second with hand-chased fruit and foliate decoration against a stippled ground.
6 3/8 in. (each)
8.1 total troy oz.
The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
The goblet with fruit decoration has a slight wobble and denting to foot with three small associated tears to rolled foot rim; the engine turned goblet with minor mis-shaping to rim and minor denting to foot and cup.