SOLD - A Silver and Mixed Metal Japanese Style Vase by Tiffany & Co., Designed by Edward C. Moore

SOLD - A Silver and Mixed Metal Japanese Style Vase by Tiffany & Co., Designed by Edward C. Moore

New York, N.Y., c. 1878 by Tiffany & Co.

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Description

Of trumpet form, applied with trailing wisteria plants with copper blossoms, an overlapping panel of mokume and sentoku and a kidney-shaped panel of shakudo, with diaper pattern, applied with a copper and gold dragonfly, on spot-hammered ground, the base with band imitative of archaic bronzes. Marked TIFFANY & CO. MAKERS. 925-1000 M on base and stamped with pattern number 5008, order number 6958 and hammering and mounting design number 148, the rim struck with French import mark.

Listed in the Tiffany pattern book; drawing in Tiffany Archive.

Provenance: Christie's NY, January 19, 1990, lot 86; Jerome Rapoport Collection of American Aesthetic Silver
Sotheby's NY, June 20, 1996, lot 32.

Exhibited: Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, "The Japan Idea: Art and Life in Victorian America", October 21-December 30, 1990, item T.L. 165 1990.

Dimensions

Size Height: 9.75 in. (24.77 cm.)
Weight 20 oz.
Size Height: 9.75 in. (24.77 cm.)
Stock No V8538

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