Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver 1890s Bowl in Art Nouveau Style
Tiffany & Co. sterling silver bowl in pattern number 9460 from the 1890s, in Art Nouveau style with flowing floral and palmette design adorning the rim. It measures 10'' in diameter by 3 1/8'' in height, weighs 21.8 troy ounces, and bears hallmarks 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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