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Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
  Stock #BQ947

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Antique Tiffany Sterling Silver Compote in Historic Olympian Pattern
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Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00


Desirable sterling silver compote in historic Olympian pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl has curved sides and rests on double-domed foot. Exterior encircled with chased and embossed frieze of love-making and harp-strumming nymphs, gods, and cherubs. A suggestive pastoral scene set in foliate rinceaux. Foot encircled with rinceaux band.

A beautiful piece in the celebrated Beaux-Arts pattern that was conceived by French designer F. Antoine Heller and debuted at Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1878. Hallmark includes pattern no. 6798 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition with delicate period patina.

Dimensions: H 7 x D 10 1/8 in. Weight: 41.6 troy ounces. #BQ947