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Large Tiffany Japonesque Applied Sterling Silver Inkwell with Beetle

Large Tiffany Japonesque Applied Sterling Silver Inkwell with Beetle


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1399310

Please refer to our stock # BS584 when inquiring.
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
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 $9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
 
Japonesque sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1882. Drum form with curved shoulder, short neck, and hinged and cork-lined bayonet cover. Leaves and tendrils and butterflies, too, applied to honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Bonus bug (a modish beetle) on cover. Interior glass lined. Fully marked including pattern no. 6771 (first produced in 1882), director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling-Silver”. Excellent condition and patina.

Large dimensions: H 4 5/8 x D 4 in. #BS584

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