This fully round spherical vase is made of sterling silver by the Gorham Mfg. Co. of Providence, RI. Gorham called this series of orchid vases, "EAST WIND". This series is circa 1960.
The vase pictured is approximately 6 inches tall. In the photograph with the 2 vases, the 6 inch vase is the taller one. All the vases in this series stand on a similar plain circular ring foot. At present we do have other vases in this rare and hard to find series. As can be seen in one of the photographs, there is an identical, but slightly smaller "EAST WIND" orchid vase available. We also have the tall East Wind vase as well as the smallest round vase as well right now. As can be seen in the final photo, the Gorham catalog page does show that there were only 4 vases made in this series.
Condition of this vase is extremely good showing only very minor wear consistent with it's age.
Sterling Silver Gorham "EAST WIND" Orchid Vase Circa 1960