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Tiffany Sterling Silver & Mixed Metal Grape Shears

Tiffany Sterling Silver & Mixed Metal Grape Shears


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1134981

Please refer to our stock # BG587 when inquiring.
 $3,500.00
2016 Holiday Sale
Listed Price $5,000.00
 
A wonderful Tiffany sterling silver and other metals grape shears. The grape shears of curved form, hammered all over front and back, with applied silver, and cooper pieces. A copper beetle is mounted right behind the cutting blades, applied silver leaves and tendrils wrapped around the handles on the front and back, and a really great beetle mounted near the handles with applied silver legs and 9 inset cooper spots on the back of the beetle (great mixed metal work and design). Fully hallmarked on the back, TIFFANY & CO, 407 M 2732, STERLING AND OTHER METALS, 934. Pattern number 407 corresponds to flatware made in 1879. Excellent condition, 7 7/8" in length, heavy weight at 4.5 troy ounces.