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Tiffany Japonesque Mixed Metal Hand Mirror with Beetle & Butterfly

Tiffany Japonesque Mixed Metal Hand Mirror with Beetle & Butterfly


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 1404865

Please refer to our stock # BS735 when inquiring.
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
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1050 Second Ave, Gallery 58
New York, NY 10022
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 $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
 
Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal hand mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Curved and upward tapering handle and oval frame inset with beveled glass. Front has honeycomb hand hammering and is applied with modish insects (beetle and butterfly) and flowers (blossoming prunus branches and irises). Back has subtle and shimmering hammering, and is acid-etched with same plants and butterfly fluttering by. Also, on back are engraved initials. Fully marked including pattern no. 5167 (first produced in 1878), director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling-Silver / -and- / Other-Metals”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 3/8 x W 4 1/8 x D 1/8 in. #BS735