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Coffee spoons (11)

Object Number: 
ca. 1872
Silver, gold
each overall: 4 1/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "M TIFFANY & CO STERLING PAT 1872"
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.
Gallery Label: 
Tiffany & Co.'s "Persian" pattern was designed by Edward C. Moore and patented in 1872.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group