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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 92

    AN AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER INKSTAND

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

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    AN AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER INKSTAND
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1881-1891
    The shaped rectangular stand on four lobed feet and mounted with two shaped oval inkwells with lobed and spreading bases, each with hinged circular cover and silver-gilt liner, the hammered surface chased with vari-colored gilt bursting pomegranates, rosettes, blossoms and vines, each inkwell chased with conforming decoration at border and on cover, the inner border of each well chased with grooves, marked under base, also marked 6656/4170/1832, the stand and liners marked with French import marks
    13¾ in. (34.9 cm.) long; 43 oz. (1,219 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR