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Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
  Stock #BR747

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Antique Tiffany Russian Silver & Niello Pagoda Tea Caddy C 1894
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Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00

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Russian 875 silver and niello tea caddy, ca 1894. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. Tapering and faceted body on short facted foot. Cover in form of flying pagoda roof with upturned rim heightened with beads and large bead finial. Dense allover niello ornament: Scrollwork on body; on cover Greek key and diaper. Interior gilt as is cork-lined plug with hinged pull. Oriental exoticism via czarist Russia.

Russian marks including assayer (Aleksandr Alekseevich Smirnov) dated 1894, city (Moscow), and alloy (84; that is 84/96 or 875 silver). Also. retailer’s stamp: “Made for Tiffany & Co.”. Very good condition with nicely toned finish. Minor side bump (see image).

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. #BR747