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Sale Price: $26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
  Stock #BV255

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Market-Fresh Tiffany Mixed Metal Frog & Beetle Water Pitcher C 1879
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Sale Price: $26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00

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Market-fresh Japonesque mixed metal and sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Gently curved bowl and inset undulating rim with wide lip spout and integral scroll handle with tendril mounts that wraparound mouth rim. Handle has lily pad “cap” with crouching figure of frog. Applied leaves with copper-inlaid veins with one overlapping bold and scrolling interlaced acid-etched monogram on neck. A solitary beetle meanders along near the bottom. Dense allover stippling.

Marked “Tiffany & Co / 5465 Makers 3443 / Sterling-Silver / 925-1000 / M / 967”. The pattern (no. 5465) was first produced in 1879. Condition: One teeny, tiny handle ping. Otherwise excellent.

Dimensions: H 10 x W 7 x D 5 3/4 in. Weight: 37 troy ounces. #BV255