Tiffany & Co. 1909 Sterling Silver Mirrored Platter in Art Deco Style
Tiffany & Co. sterling silver table mirror in pattern number 17394 from 1909, in Art Deco style with an elegant geometric design, which may also be used as a vanity tray or display platter. It measures 14 3/4 in. in diameter by 7/8'' in height, has red felt on the back, weighs 73.2 troy ounces, and bears hallmarks as shown. It cannot stand on its own and the mirror shows signs of wear.
The legendary Tiffany brand was founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Connecticut as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium," with the help of Charles Tiffany's father who financed the store for only $1,000 with profits from a cotton mill. Tiffany & Co. soon became a highly regarded brand for jewelry, gemstones, and silver. In 1845, Tiffany was a pioneer when it launched the Blue Book, which at the time was the first mail-order catalog to be distributed in the US. In 1878, Tiffany won the gold medal for jewelry and a grand prize for silverware at the Paris World Fair Exposition. The luxury brand’s enduring legacy remains vibrant to this day.
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