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    A TIFFANY & CO. SILVER COVERED SOUP TUREEN, New York, New York, circa 1856-1864
    Marks: TIFFANY & CO., ENGLISH STERLING, 925-1000, 472, M, 9619, 550 BROADWAY
    12-1/2 x 16-1/8 x 9-3/4 inches (31.8 x 41.0 x 24.8 cm)
    67.26 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST

    The tureen with bead and foliate handle crowning the stepped, domed lid with chased and cast Greek key borders, resting on a ovular bowl with similar flanking handles joined by a Geek key and beaded border, monogrammed and dated M.R.B., March 21st, 1864 , egg-and-dart bib to the top of the standard leading to a stepped ovular base with Greek key border.


    Condition Report*: Very minor pin dents to the body's verso, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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