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This silver vessel with copper inlay has a tapering quatrefoil cross section. An acute triangular spout interrupts the uppermost band, which is unadorned. The bottom has incised vertical ribs, intersected by a die-rolled band of stylized flowers. Alternating bands of silver with chased floral...

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Marks

On base of vessel, stamped incuse "TIFFANY & CO. / 4665 MAKERS 5392 / STERLING-SILVER / 925 -1000 / M." "209" scratched below right of mark.

Provenance

1876, Purchased at Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by Frank Hill Smith with funds provided by Gideon F.T. Reed

Credit Line

Gift of Gideon F. T. Reed

1875

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 10.6 x 9.5 cm, 0.28 kg, 0.28 (8 1/4 x 4 3/16 x 3 3/4 in., 0.62 lb., 276.4 gm)

Accession Number

77.61

Medium or Technique

Silver, copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware