Description

    A Tiffany & Co. Japanesque Silver Brush Holder-Form Vase, New York, New York, circa 1873-1891
    Marks: TIFFANY & CO, 2995 MAKERS 6465, STERLING-SILVER, 925-1000, M
    Marks near rim: ET (French import mark)
    8-3/4 inches high (22.2 cm)
    15.00 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SOUTHERN COLLECTION

    The cylindrical vase having beaded rim, matte finish to plain collar, hand hammered texture to body with engraved Japanesque flower and branch motif, intricate latticework to bulbous lower base with stylized triangulated feet.

    Note: A similar example with applied copper spider and dragonfly resides in the Brooklyn Museum of Art, accession number 82.18.



    Condition Report*:

    Scratching to interior and light nicking to rim, moderate to heavy pin denting to interior base which exhibits to underside, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing and use.

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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    12th Tuesday
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