Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl Set in Japanesque Style
Tiffany & Co. creamer and two-handled sugar set in hammered sterling silver and in Japanesque design from 1881. Creamer measures 2" x 4" (including handle), sugar measures 2" x 5 5/8", handle to handle. Set weighs 7.1 troy ounces total, bearing monograms and marks as shown.
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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