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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A SILVER AND MIXED-METAL SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER AND MIXED-METAL SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880
    Shaped rectangular, with hammered surface, the cover engraved with seaweed and applied with a silver octopus with copper eyes, the side with inlaid copper chevron border, the base etched with monogram HIB, the interior gilt, marked on interior cover, also with French and Austrian import marks
    3 3/8 in. long; 3 oz. gross weight


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