Silver Presentation Pitcher By Gorham To Captain Alfred B. Lowber--SOLD

$2,800.00

Captain Lowber was a share holder as well as the captain of the wooden side paddle wheeler Steamer Ericsson; named after Swedish-American inventor John Ericsson. Ericsson was best known for his invention of the hot air engine that propelled this ship. In 1861, Ericsson designed the first ironclad warship for the Union, the USS Monitor.

This beautiful water pitcher was made by Gorham Silver Co of New York in their "Medallion" pattern. Features a wonderful band of renaissance inspired floral arabesques. The top is adorned with die rolled Greek key decoration. Engraved: Presented to Capt. Alfred B. Lowber, of the Steamship Erricsson, by his friend John Maginn, En Dieu Est Ma Fiance. 9 1/2" x 7 1/2".

This beautiful pair of goblets was made by Gorham in their famous 'Medallion' pattern. Each goblet features two medallions in a wonderful band of chased renaissance inspired floral arabesques. Both the rim and stem are adorned with die rolled Greek key decoration. - See more at: http://www.spencermarks.com/items/a525.html#sthash.GR3nzkzq.dpuf
This beautiful pair of goblets was made by Gorham in their famous 'Medallion' pattern. Each goblet features two medallions in a wonderful band of chased renaissance inspired floral arabesques. Both the rim and stem are adorned with die rolled Greek key decoration. - See more at: http://www.spencermarks.com/items/a525.html#sthash.GR3nzkzq.dpuf