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Sale Price: $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
  Stock #BR652

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Rare Tiffany Sterling Silver Mooresque Classical Kylix Compote
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Sale Price: $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00

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Rare Mooresque sterling silver compote. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Greek kylix with round and flat bowl, knopped and tapering shaft, and double-domed base. Cast openwork brackets with mounted as side handles and to shaft. Beading. Engraved interlaced script monogram. Butler finish. Gilt-washed interior.

A beautiful piece that applies exotic ornament to a Classical form. The pattern was conceived by Edward C. Moore in the mid-1860s. Fully marked including John C. Moore and Tiffany stamps (1865-70) and pre-1870 pattern no. 1697. Excellent condition with great patina.

Overall dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 13 1/4 x D 9 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 41.5 troy ounces. #BR652