Description

    A CASED AMERICAN SILVER GILT DESSERT SERVICE
    Tiffany & Co., New York, New York, circa 1872
    Marks: TIFFANY & CO., STERLING, M
    9 inches long (22.9 cm) berry spoon
    72.46 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    The Graham and Jean Devoe Williford Charitable Trust

    The silver gilt dessert service in the Vine pattern comprising:

    12 dessert forks with daisy decoration;
    12 dessert knives with pomegranate decoration;
    12 ice cream spoons with gourd decoration;
    12 demi tasse spoons with wild rose decoration;
    1 shell form berry spoon with grape decoration;
    1 ice cream server with raspberry decoration;
    1 sugar sifter with raspberry decoration;
    1 nut shovel with wild rose decoration;
    1 bon bon spoon with raspberry decoration;
    1 pair of sugar tongs with wild rose decoration.
    (54 pieces total)

    In original fitted oak suede lined case bearing Tiffany & Co, Silversmiths brass tag.




    Condition Report*:

    minor surface wear, minor losses to gilding.  Three demi tasse spoons lacking gilding.  Losses, staining and wear to case.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
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