Pair of Gorham sterling silver rectangular vegetable serving dishes, pattern #3832, having shaped floral repousee rims, lobed bodies with gilt wash interiors, and shaped shell and scrolled feet. Each marked on the base. Each monogrammed "GRW" to underside of one foot. 4" H x 10" W x 9" D. 55.835 total troy ounces. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Gilded Age tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the fashion firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots in this auction, including an archive containing receipts for furnishings for Bunker Hill. CONDITION: Both pieces overall good condition with light general wear.
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