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Tiffany Nursery Rhyme Baby Cup Starring Famed Plumb-Eater Jack Horner

Tiffany Nursery Rhyme Baby Cup Starring Famed Plumb-Eater Jack Horner


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1334658

Please refer to our stock # BO458 when inquiring.
 $1,050.00
2016 Holiday Sale
Listed Price $1,500.00
 
Sterling silver baby cup.  Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878.  Baluster body with scroll handle and unusual wavy rims.  Acid-etched name Little Jack Horner with depiction of same:  a fat boy with Eton crop holds a plum between thumb and forefinger. On underside is engraved the nursery rhyme: Little Jack Horner, sat in a corner, eating a Christmas-pie.  He put in his thumb, and took out a plumb, and said, What a good boy am I.  Hallmark includes pattern no. 5244 (first produced in 1878) and director’s letter M (1873-91).

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. BO458