Coffee spoons (11)

Coffee spoons (11)
Title
Coffee spoons (11)
Date 
ca. 1872
Medium 
Silver, gold
Dimensions 
each overall: 4 1/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Eleven silver coffee spoons in the "Persian" pattern with upturned, wavy-end fiddle handles with all over Islamic-style foliate scroll decoration and a shell finial; gilt, pointed oval bowls with foliate drops; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the stems.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number 
INV.14491a-k
Marks 
stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "M TIFFANY & CO STERLING PAT 1872"
Gallery Label 
Tiffany & Co.'s "Persian" pattern was designed by Edward C. Moore and patented in 1872.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group