condition: excellent make / manufacturer: Gorham silver company model name / number: It's in the description size / dimensions: It's in the description!
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CONGRESS HOTEL Silverplate Individual Soup Tureen & Underplate Gorham 1906.Size: The tureen is 7" x 5 3/4" and 2 3/4" deep,6 1/2 lid. Underplate is 11 3/4". It's clean inside and the lid fits tight."A fabulous silverplated individual soup tureen and matching underplate from the Congress Hotel in Chicago. It has a classic style with gadrooned details; it was made by Gorham Silver Co. for the iconic hotel in 1906. It's an early piece that will be a terrific addition to any collection of hotel plate!
The Congress Hotel opened in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition. It was the height of luxury and functioned for many years. It was purchased by the US government at the outbreak of World War II and used as a training facility for the US Army Air Forces. It reopened for civilian use in 1944 and has hosted celebrities, presidents and major events. It's still open, offering rooms, suites, dining and events! With that being said please call 239-5453 and ask for Sean we are located at 84 Myrtle Street Westbrook Maine 04092 see you soon! PS. Or Best Reasonable Offer!
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