An Antique American Cup & Saucer

Tiffany &amp & 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.

"Silver, Jewelry and Works of Art"

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