Lot 3030
  • 3030

An American Copper And Silver Art Nouveau Eight-Piece Desk Set, La Pierre Mfg. Co., Newark, NJ, circa 1895

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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Description

  • marked on bases
  • silver, enamel
  • length of pen tray 10 5/8 in.
  • 27cm
comprising: Pen Tray, Desk Calendar, Paper Clip, Stamp Box, and four Blotter Corners,  all patinated copper applied with fully-modeled silver pansies and leaves and engraved with script monogram EHR

Catalogue Note

In the 1901 Industrial Directory of New Jersey, listed with the other silver firms including Tiffany was LaPierre Mfg. Co., "manufacturers of deposit and toilet ware, employs 110 persons."  The firm was founded in 1888 and became a division of International Silver in 1929.
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