• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 35

    A SILVER WATER PITCHER

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1881-1891

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    A SILVER WATER PITCHER
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1881-1891
    Ovoid, on circular foot applied with flower heads, the fluted neck applied with grapevine and flower heads, the leaf-clad handle with satyr-mask join, the body engraved Walter Frazar Burrell 1897, marked under base, also marked 6540/9070
    15¾ in. high; 69 oz.


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    Walter Frazar Burrell was born in Portland, Oregon in 1863. He owned large agricultural interests in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and sat on the board of directors of the Oregon Railway & Navigation Company. In 1895, he married Constance Montgomery, also of Portland. He died in Santa Barbara, California, in 1946.

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