DescriptionA FIVE PIECE TIFFANY & CO. SILVER COFFEE AND TEA SERVICE BY JOHN MOORE
Tiffany & Co., New York, New York, circa 1855
Marks: TIFFANY & CO., LATE, TIFFANY, YOUNG & ELLIS, M, 550 BROADWAY, 300
11-1/8 inches high (28.3 cm)
108.2 ounces (gross)
The service comprising a coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar, waste bowl and creamer, each with tightly gadrooned border to rim, waisted neck and stepped circular foot, S-scroll handles with thumb rests, spouts with acanthus leaf mounts, lids with flower and leaf finials; monogrammed M.A.M.
Expected scratching appropriate to age, some nicks to rims, dent to body of sugar and denting to waste bowl, smaller denting to other pieces, two seams to spout of coffee pot indicate a single mold was used as identical to teapot, but cut and spliced into coffee pot spout.
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