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PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A RARE PAIR OF AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER INDIAN PATTERN SALAD SERVERS, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1890
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A RARE PAIR OF AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER INDIAN PATTERN SALAD SERVERS, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1890
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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New York

A RARE PAIR OF AMERICAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER INDIAN PATTERN SALAD SERVERS, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1890
the handles and gilt bowls engraved with arrows and geometric symbols, one finial cast with the "scalp dance", the other with the "buffalo dance"
marked on the backs of handles and numbered 640-7885
lengths approx 10 1/4 in.
26 cm
10 oz
311 g
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Catalogue Note

"Indian", or "American Indian" pattern, was patented by Charles Grosjean in 1885, derived from George Catlin's drawings of American Indians, see William P. Hood Jr., Roslyn Berlin and Edward Wawrynek, Tiffany Silver Flatware, 1845-1905: When Dining was an Art, pp. 259-261.  In the 1890s, William Randolph ordered a service of over 300 pieces based on this pattern.

Important Americana

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New York