Antique Sterling Silver from Nelson and Nelson Antiques

Finest Tiffany Hand Hammered and Applied Silver Coffee Set C 1880


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1330882

Please refer to our stock # BM610 when inquiring.
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Hand-hammered and applied sterling silver coffee set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar.

Japonesque marine life heightened with gilt wash applied to honeycomb ground: fish and crabs swim between the swaying water plants. There are also jokey insects. A creepy-crawly alights on the sugar rim and the creamer handle has a bug "cap".

Coffeepot and creamer conical with scroll bracket handle. Sugar has loose ring handles. Creamer and sugar interiors lightly gilt.

Hallmarks include director's letter M (1873-1891) and pattern nos. 5399 (coffeepot and sugar) and 5230 (creamer). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Coffeepot: H 8 1/4 x W 6 x D 3 1/4 in. Creamer: H 4 1/4 x W 3 1/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Sugar: H 2 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Total weight: 24.7 troy ounces. BM610