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Lot 0292

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New York, circa 1875, having an undulating lip, the circular body executed in the repousse "Chrysanthemum" pattern, with two Indian style caparisoned elephant head handles at the lip to the shoulders, the waist and stem with a palmette leaf motif and rising on a circular foot with the same repousse floral pattern as body. Marked on underside of base: Tiffany & Co./4383 MAKERS 4629/STERLING SILVER/925-1000 M. 7 in. (18cm) h x 15in. (38cm.) diameter. Total approx. silver weight 50 Troy oz. (1555 grams).

Note: Caparisoned elephant heads handles were typical of Eugene Soligny's work for Tiffany and Co. in the early 1870's.

 

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Important Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Centerpiece

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Nov 03