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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    AN AMERICAN SILVER WATER PITCHER

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1873-1891

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN SILVER WATER PITCHER
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1873-1891
    In the East Indian style, of bulbous form, with beaded upper border and chased throughout with exotic foliage, the body with three lobed reserves, each engraved with a bouquet, the handle with stiff-leaf pattern and elephant's-head join, the base engraved John F. Wilson Mary E. Wilson 1856 April 14th 1881, marked under base, also marked 3612/1944
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high; 43 oz. (1,349 gr.)


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    A pitcher also in the East Indian style with elephant handle is illustrated in John Loring, Magnificent Tiffany Silver, 2001, p. 123.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a North East Collector