An Antique American Cup & Saucer
Tiffany & & Co.
Silver and other metals
Diameter 17.7 cm (7 in.)
Fully marked, stamped 'TIFFANY & CO./5520M922/STERLING-SILVER/AND OTHER METALS 824', engraved 'M.T. de P 1880' and with French import marks
New York - 1880
Silver with hand-hammered surface, applied with Japanese style designs in copper and gold.
Tiffany was known for superb Japanese style designs in the late 19th century. The large, exuberant butterflies on this piece are most unusual.
S. J. Shrubsole, Corp.
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"Silver, Jewelry and Works of Art"
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