Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz

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Lot 9
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837)
Water Pitcher
circa 1880
silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91
height 9in (23cm)
gross weight 36oz

Sold for US$ 93,825 inc. premium
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837)
Water Pitcher
circa 1880
silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91
height 9in (23cm)
gross weight 36oz


Footnotes

  • This pitcher was designed by Edward C. Moore, director at Tiffany & Co. from 1873-91. Moore was responsible for introducing the 'Japanesque' style that became internationally recognized, in particular at the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and established the firm as the world's most celebrated and influential goldsmiths and jewelers.

    Provenance
    Ken Hill, Christie's, South Kensington, 13 September, 1999, lot 114
    Private Collection

    Literature
    John Loring, 'Magnificent Tiffany Silver', Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishing , 2001, p. 38
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Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
Tiffany & Co. (Founded 1837) Water Pitchercirca 1880silver and mixed-metals, in the Japanesque taste, spot-hammered with applied decoration, stamped 'Tiffany & Co. Makers 5051/ Sterling Silver/8280/925-1000' and initial M for Edward C. Moore, 1873-91height 9in (23cm)gross weight 36oz
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