Hammer Price w/ BP
|Lot #: 16
Gorham Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Candelabras, from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair
Designed by Edwin E. Codman (American, 1876-1955) Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, circa 1904. Spaulding & Co., Chicago, marked under base A4464 & A4465, also with St. Louis Fair mark.
Total weight - 122.58 troy ounces.
Gorham presented both Martele and Athenic silver at the 1904 St. Louis Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which was America’s introduction to Art Nouveau. The candelabra are marked with S superimposed with L for St. Louis to denote their significance as pieces exhibited at the Fair.
An example can be found in the Art Institute of Chicago, Reference number 1984.44.
Another work with the modeler attributed to Edwin Codman is in the Cincinnati Museum of Art
|13 3/4 x 14 x 4 7/8 in.|
Sep 23, 2022
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