DescriptionA 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.
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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