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    A SEVEN PIECE TIFFANY & CO. SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    Tiffany & Co., New York, New York, circa 1865-1870
    Marks: TIFFANY & CO., 2243, M, 5341, QUALITY 925/1000, 550 BROADWAY
    9 inches high (22.9 cm) (coffee pot)
    177.37 troy ounces (including non-silver material)

    The service comprising a teapot, coffee pot, chocolate pot, creamer, covered sugar, waste bowl and hot water kettle on stand, the hinged and removable lids with acorn finial and chased stylized ring of foliate on a textured ground, the bodies with repoussé undulating vines issuing leaves and berry clusters on textured ground, elongated C-scroll handles, all raised on banded circular foot, chocolate pot and hot water kettle and stand with varying marks and design numbers; all engraved with device of rabbit in motion over banner inscribed SPES VINCIT THRONUM.


    Condition Report*: All pieces with wear commensurate with age, very light tactile denting, expected scratching, service presents nicely. Note: Because this item contains African elephant ivory, this item can only be sold within the United States. 
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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