Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver 1941 Pickle/ Mint Dish Bowl
Tiffany & Co. sterling silver 1941 pickle/ mint dish bowl in pattern number 22974 from 1941 with ornate handles with stylized natural motifs on either end and standing on 4 balled feet. It measures 10'' from handle to handle by 5 1/4'' in width by 1 1/2'' in height, weighs 8.3 ozt, 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 catalogue 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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