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Sale Price: $12,025.00
Listed Price $18,500.00
  Stock #BY181

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Rare Tiffany Chrysanthemum Double-Gourd Water Pitcher C 1885
Rare Tiffany Chrysanthemum Double-Gourd Water Pitcher C 1885
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Sale Price: $12,025.00
Listed Price $18,500.00

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Rare Chrysanthemum sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Double-gourd with irregular fluting; helmet mouth with leaves wrapped around reeded rim. Shoulder has applied leaf and flowerhead border with radiating squiggles incised on body. High-looping handle with layered and sprawling leaf mount. Same beneath handle. Four volute-scroll supports with leaf and flowerhead mounts.

An early, one-of-a-kind piece in the historic Japonesque pattern that debuted in 1880.

Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 8423 (first produced in 1885), director’s letter M (1873-91), and volume (4 qts). Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 12 1/2 x W 9 x D 6 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 54 troy ounces. #BY181