29 May 2002
A SILVER SALVER
Marked Tiffany & Co., 1879-1891
Circular raised on three feet, the surface spot-hammered overall.
8in. (20.3cm.) diameter; 15oz. (482gr.)
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Tiffany & Co. first displayed silver with this hammered finish at the 1878 Paris Exposition. French critics praised what they refered to as the martele finish, and the technique was greatly admired for the play of light against the surface.
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