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Gorham Silver of Providence, RI was founded in 1831 by Jabez Gorham & Henry Webster. The firm was taken in new directions of production in 1847 by Jabez's son John Gorham. While known for ordinary items like silverware, the firm hired designers who produced artistic pieces ranging in style from traditional to modern.

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Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Whale oil lamp with sperm oil by Gorham Mfg. Co. of Providence, RI at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Silver teapot by Gorham & Thurber of Providence, RI at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Whale oil lamp with sperm oil (1840-70) by Gorham Mfg. Co. of Providence, RI at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Silver teapot (1850) by Gorham & Thurber of Providence, RI at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Silver Ohio State Fair Premium Ewer by Gorham Manuf. of Providence, RI at Cleveland History Center. Cleveland, OH.Silver Rebecca at the Well pitcher by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI England at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.Silver coffee & tea service was gift to Mary Lincoln & engraved with her monogram & Todd family crest made by Gorham Silver Co. at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Gorham coffee pot & Haviland demitasse cups at Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.
Silver Ohio State Fair Premium Ewer (1852) by Gorham Manuf. of Providence, RI at Cleveland History Center. Cleveland, OH.Silver Rebecca at the Well pitcher (1854) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI England at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.Silver coffee & tea service was gift to Mary Lincoln & engraved with her monogram & Todd family crest made by Gorham Silver Co. at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Gorham coffee pot & Haviland demitasse cups at Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.
Silver compote by Gorham & Co. of Providence, RI with other table items at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver coffeepot by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Silver compote by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Silver Bird's Nest serving spoon by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver compote (c1865) by Gorham & Co. of Providence, RI with other table items at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver coffeepot (c1865) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Silver compote (c1868) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Silver Bird's Nest serving spoon (1869) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver creamer by George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver fruit bowl with kneeling woman & grape vines by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver iceberg & polar bear bowl by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver wine decanter stand in Egyptian-revival style attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Silver creamer (1870-1) by George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver fruit bowl with kneeling woman & grape vines (1871) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver iceberg & polar bear bowl (1871) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver wine decanter stand in Egyptian-revival style (1873) attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Pitcher with cherub scene by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cake basket with chariot scene by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Loving cup with silver mount by T.G. Hawkes Co. of Corning, NY & Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Toledo Glass Pavilion. Toledo, OH.Fruit plate by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Pitcher with cherub scene (1874) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cake basket with chariot scene (1874) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Loving cup with silver mount by T.G. Hawkes Co. of Corning, NY & Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Toledo Glass Pavilion. Toledo, OH.Fruit plate (1879) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Silver vase by Gorham, tea service by William Durgin, soup tureen by Whiting, & tea kettle on stand by Gebelein at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Teapot with geometric facets by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver vase with gold & copper appliqués by Gorham & Co. at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Silver Four Seasons pitcher by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver vase (1880) by Gorham, tea service (c1870) by William Durgin, soup tureen (c1880) by Whiting, & tea kettle on stand (c1910) by Gebelein at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Teapot with geometric facets (c1880) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver vase with gold & copper appliqués (1880) by Gorham & Co. at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Silver Four Seasons pitcher (1880) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silverware collection berry spoon by Wood & Hughes; olive spoons by Gorham Manuf.; & ice cream slicer by Frank W. Smith Silver Co. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver ice cream hatchet by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver fruit plate by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver tray copy of Japanese ceramic plate by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silverware collection berry spoon (c1875) by Wood & Hughes; olive spoons (1876 & 64) by Gorham Manuf.; & ice cream slicer (1885) by Frank W. Smith Silver Co. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver ice cream hatchet (c1880) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver fruit plate (1881) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver tray copy of Japanese ceramic plate (1881) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver tray by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver tureen with sea creatures by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver punch bowl & ladle with sea life designs by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver snake pitcher by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Silver tray (1883) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver tureen with sea creatures (c1884-5) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver punch bowl & ladle with sea life designs (1885) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver snake pitcher (1885) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Silver chowder spoon by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver & copper pitcher by Tiffany & Co. & two Ewers by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver, ivory & copper coffeepot by Gorham Manuf. of Providence, RI at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Copper, silver & ivory Turkish coffeepot by Gorham & Co. of Providence, RI at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Silver chowder spoon (c1885) by Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver & copper pitcher (1875) by Tiffany & Co. & two Ewers (1880-90 & 1898) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver, ivory & copper coffeepot (c1884) by Gorham Manuf. of Providence, RI at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Copper, silver & ivory Turkish coffeepot (1889) by Gorham & Co. of Providence, RI at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Glass & silver wine pitcher by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Rhode Island made for Chicago World's Columbian Exposition at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Nautilus Centerpiece by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver Martelé Centerpiece Bowl by William Codman of Gorham Manuf. of Providence, RI at Cleveland History Center. Cleveland, OH.Silver Martelé dressing table & stool by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Glass & silver wine pitcher (1893) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Rhode Island made for Chicago World's Columbian Exposition at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Nautilus Centerpiece (1893) by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Silver Martelé Centerpiece Bowl (1898) by William Codman of Gorham Manuf. of Providence, RI at Cleveland History Center. Cleveland, OH.Silver Martelé dressing table & stool (1899) by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Silver coffeepot by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Copper & silver inkwell by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Silver centerpiece by Robert Bain & Edwin Everett Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI England at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.Battleship USS Nevada silver service punch bowl by Gorham & Co. at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.
Silver coffeepot (1900) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Copper & silver inkwell (1901) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Silver centerpiece (1903) by Robert Bain & Edwin Everett Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI England at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.Battleship USS Nevada silver service punch bowl (1915) by Gorham & Co. at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.
Battleship USS Nevada silver service coffee & tea pots by Gorham & Co. at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.Battleship USS Nevada silver service coffee & tea pots by Gorham & Co. at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.Cubic coffee service by Erik Magnussen of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver & ebony coffee service by Donald Colflesh for Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Battleship USS Nevada silver service coffee & tea pots (1915) by Gorham & Co. at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.Battleship USS Nevada silver service coffee & tea pots (1915) by Gorham & Co. at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.Cubic coffee service (1927) by Erik Magnussen of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver & ebony coffee service (1960) by Donald Colflesh for Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

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