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Gorham Japonesque Mixed Metal Cigar Lighter with Dragon Handle



Japonesque mixed metal cigar lighter. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1905. Copper saki-pot form with bellied body and cast handle in form of dragon with horned head and talons gripping sides. Upturned spout. Domed and lobed cover chained to spout. Applied silver crab and snail on one side; on other a blossoming prunus branch. Fully marked including no. BY264 and date symbol.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.75 in. (6.99 cm)Width: 4.75 in. (12.07 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    Japonisme (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Silver has deep patina. Lacks spout cap.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BU3631stDibs: LU898023079472

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    US$110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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