S.KIRK STERLING SILVER REPOUSSE CHINESE CASTLE-GARDEN MONTIETH BOWL

  • 2200.00 £
  • Published date: February 20, 2023
    • Edwinstowe, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

S.KIRK STERLING SILVER REPOUSSE CHINESE CASTLE-GARDEN MONTIETH BOWL


⭕ RARE S. KIRK & SON MONTIETH BOWL WHICH UNLIKE MOST PIECES BY THE SAME MAKER BEARING PATTERN NUMBERS IS MARKED FOR THE YEAR OF MANUFACTURE, 1921,-- THUS, DENOTING THAT IT WAS A SPECIAL ORDER ITEM. FURTHER, THE ETCHED LETTERS T OVER B AND E INSIDE THE BOWL LEAD TO THE SPECULATION THAT BOWL WAS EXHIBITED AT BALTIMORES FIRST EXPOSITION HELD IN THE SUMMER OF 1921. THIS EXPO FEATURED MOST AMERICAN MANUFACTURERS WITH THE INTENTION OF PROMTING EXPORTS OF AMERICAN PRODUCTS. THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WAS THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE EVENT. THE U.S NAVY DEPARTMENT, THE COAST GUARD, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OCCUPIED LARGE AMOUNTS OF FLOOR SPACE AND DISPLAYED ELABORATE EXHIBITS. THE INSCRIPTION ON THE INSIDE OF THE BASE RIM. FROM AMSC, JUNE 1921, COULD LIKELY BE RELATED TO AMERICA MARITIME SAFETY COMMISSION OF THE U.S COAST GUARD;

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