At 113 years old this napkin ring is just as charming today as when it was made in 1907. Around the ring nine bears are busy grooming. To the right of the cartouche mother and father bear supervise baby bear brushing his teeth. In the next scene mother bear baby bear's hair as she looks in a mirror Next mama bear brushes papa bear's coat, and finally, mother bear gives baby bear porridge and a spoon. The name "Joey" is inside the cartouche. This napkin ring on the interior edge has the three marks for Gorham (lion, anchor, G); "sterling", "3265 B", and a scissors symbol which dates the napkin ring to 1907. This is a large ring at 2.25 inches in diameter and 1 5/8 inches wide. The weight is 53.3 grams (1.88 ounces). The ring is in outstanding condition.
1907 Antique Gorham Sterling Napkin Ring with Scenes of Bears Around