Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver 1900 Blackberry Bowl in Art Nouveau Style
Tiffany & Co. sterling silver blackberry/ fruit bowl in pattern number 14619 from 1900 with exquisite, raised natural motifs and grapes characteristic of the Art Nouveau Style. It measures 10'' in diameter by 3'' in height, weighs 17.8 troy ounces, and bears hallmarks as shown.
Founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Brooklyn, 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. 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. Its exceptionally enduring legacy as a luxury brand is still vibrant to this day.
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