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A Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver and Vermeil Spoon

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A Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver and Vermeil Serving Spoon, in the 17th century Dutch taste, custom-designed pattern 625, 1894-1895; elliptical gilt washed bowl with elongated rat tail, flat stem with cast running foliage, shield-shaped terminal with cast figures, length 9 7/8 in Note: After the Centennial Exposition of 1876 created a demand for colonial-style objects, Tiffany & Co. began to manufacture silver in the "Old English" taste. Charles Venable notes that "Ten years later Tiffany's was even making silver in the seventeenth-century Dutch taste, in keeping with the colonial history of New York." He illustrates a related spoon in the "Love Playing with Time" pattern in fig. 9.21. Venable, Charles L. Silver in America, 1840-1940, 1995, p.268 and 270.
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A Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver and Vermeil Spoon

Estimate $600 - $800
Feb 09, 2014
Starting Price $400
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0959: A Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver and Vermeil Spoon

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Est. $600 - $800Starting Price $400
Important Winter Estates Auction - Day 2 of 2
Sun, Feb 09, 2014 12:00 PM
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Lot 0959 Details

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A Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver and Vermeil Serving Spoon, in the 17th century Dutch taste, custom-designed pattern 625, 1894-1895; elliptical gilt washed bowl with elongated rat tail, flat stem with cast running foliage, shield-shaped terminal with cast figures, length 9 7/8 in Note: After the Centennial Exposition of 1876 created a demand for colonial-style objects, Tiffany & Co. began to manufacture silver in the "Old English" taste. Charles Venable notes that "Ten years later Tiffany's was even making silver in the seventeenth-century Dutch taste, in keeping with the colonial history of New York." He illustrates a related spoon in the "Love Playing with Time" pattern in fig. 9.21. Venable, Charles L. Silver in America, 1840-1940, 1995, p.268 and 270.

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