Masterpieces of naturalism: Gorham's Narragansett flatware

Hood Jr., William P.; Olson, John R.; Curb, Charles S.; Thompson III, Willis H.
September 2002
Magazine Antiques;Sep2002, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p92
Features the Narragansett, nineteenth-century silver flatware made by the Gorham Manufacturing Company of Providence, Rhode Island. Naturalistic patterns of the rococo style; Description of the pieces of the Narragansett; Fish serving fork; Soup ladle; Napkin ring.


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