GORHAM & CO. MIXED METALS KETTLE AND STAND, kettle with hammered surface, applied sterling silver birds, butterflies, and foliage in the Japanese taste, handle with ebony-wood grip, warming stand with original burner and raised on four paw feet. Each marked "GORHAM & CO. / 85 / O", stand also with anchor in shield. Circa 1882. 10" HOA. Provenance: From the collection of Gordon and Hildreth Wheeler, Keswick, VA. Items descended from the Scott and McCray families of Richmond, VA.