9 October 2002
A SILVER WATER PITCHER
Mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, 1907-1938
In the Renaissance revival style, helmut-form on circular foot, the body chased with bands of tied rosettes and scrolls centering a band of repeating diamonds and palms, with leaf-capped scroll handle, marked underside.
10in. (25.3cm.) high; 37oz.
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Fewer than 30 of these horseshoe-back armchairs are known to exist. This one comes to auction on 13 September in New York
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