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Centerpiece

Object Number: 
1980.47
Date: 
1891-1902
Medium: 
Silver, gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 15 5/8 x 12 1/8 in. ( 11.7 x 39.7 x 30.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 8867 MAKERS 4081/ STERLING SILVER/ T/ 925-1000"
Description: 
Wrought silver centerpiece; oval, lobed bowl-shaped body with a rolled, scalloped rim and gilt interior; all over repoussé chased roses, peonies, ferns and c-scrolls on the rim with a stamped band of pointed arches where the rim meets the smooth surface of the domed bowl; bowl seated on a concave pedestal with a die-rolled scallop and foliate footring; four cast, hairy-paw feet with wide foliate legs applied to the footring; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group