Romantic sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1886. Heart-form with crimped rim. Mounted to top are two joined hearts (vacant) and bow-tied ribbon. Bottom “shot through” with arrow.
A gushy, heart-on-sleeve Valentine’s Day gift. With beveled glass, silk lining, and hinged support. Hallmark includes pattern no. 9130, which was first produced in 1886. Very good condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: Frame: 6 1/2 x W 5 in. Window: H 3 5/8 x W 3 1/4 in. BM554