18 June 1998,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 3,680
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A SILVER JAPANESQUE PITCHER
Maker's mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1910
Triangular, the lower body with applied Japanesque band, the front with monogram AM, the handle with molded finger grips; marked under base, 6165/412
7in. high; 34oz.
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Tiffany's pattern books descibe this design as "Pitcher - Triangular." The model was first produced in 1880 and again in 1908 and 1910.
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