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Sale Price: $35,750.00
Listed Price $55,000.00
  Stock #BR574

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Rare & Fabulous Tiffany Bird's Nest 6-Piece Coffee & Tea Set
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Sale Price: $35,750.00
Listed Price $55,000.00

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Rare and fabulous sterling silver coffee & tea set in one-of-a-kind Bird's Nest. Made by John Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York.

This set comprises kettle on stand, coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl. Curved and upward tapering bodies on raised foot with applied fleurs-de-lys and volute scroll mounts. Handles high-looping and covers domed with roosting bird finial. Bodies have dense and shaped pointille ornament and wire scrollwork applied with fluttering and flapping birds as well as domesticated couples perched on egg-filled nests.

Finest quality in a hard-to-find pattern.

Each piece fully marked. Coffeepot, teapot, creamer, and sugar have director’s letter m (1854-70); kettle on stand letter T (1892-1902); and waste bowl letter m (1907). Coffeepot, teapot, and sugar have pattern no. 1375; waste bowl no. 1875; creamer no. 2275; and kettle and heating element no. 2325.

Overall dimensions in inches: Kettle on stand: H (with handle)13 3/4 x W 10 x D 8 3/8. Coffeepot: H 10 x W 8 3/8 x D 6 1/2 in. Teapot: H 7 x W 10 x D 6 3/4. Creamer: H 5 x W 5 1/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Sugar: H 6 3/4 x W 6 3/4 x D 5 1/2 in. Waste bowl: H 3 7/8 x D 5 3/4 in. Heavy total weight: 234 troy ounces. #BR574