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Early Tiffany Sterling Silver Vegetable Dish on Stand with Conch Shell

Early Tiffany Sterling Silver Vegetable Dish on Stand with Conch Shell


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1393768

Please refer to our stock # BQ829 when inquiring.
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
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1050 Second Ave, Gallery 57
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 $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
 
Early sterling silver covered serving dish on stand. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York, ca late 1850s. Curved bowl with flat rim set in tripod frame with paw supports and central ring stretcher supporting heating element. Cover gently domed with cast conch finial and engraved armorial (Latin motto translates as “Fortune, companion of virtue”). Elegant form unified by ornamental borders with trefoil-inset circles on lined ground. Stand supports further enlivened with shaped arrows applied to stippled ground – a hint of the advanced.

Hallmark (1854-70) includes maker’s and retailer’s stamps and pre-1860 pattern number 999. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 8 1/2 x D 10 in. Total weight: 53 troy ounces. #BQ829

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