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PROPERTY OF DIRECT DESCENDANTS OF THE ORIGINAL OWNERS

Set of seventeen American silver dinner plates, Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1912
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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456

PROPERTY OF DIRECT DESCENDANTS OF THE ORIGINAL OWNERS

Set of seventeen American silver dinner plates, Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1912
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Set of seventeen American silver dinner plates, Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1912
shaped circular with scroll and corded rim, borders engraved with the Colt crest. Together with the following all engraved with the Colt crest: a pair of silver bread plates with gadroon and foliate rim by Gorham Mfg. Co., engraved underneath rim Squantum / July 2, 1906; a pair of bread plates with molded rim, marked Sterling 7879; a single bread plate with Art Nouveau rim, Athenic by Gorham Mfg. Co.; and a set of eight plain saucers by Tiffany & Co. 30 pieces.
marked on bases and numbered 18339-2452
diameter 11 in.
28 cm
387 oz
12036 g
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Provenance

Samuel Pomeroy Colt (1852-1921), Bristol, RI,
by descent to present owner

Catalogue Note

Samuel Pomeroy Colt, born to Christopher Colt and Theodora DeWolf Colt of Bristol, Rhode Island, and nephew of arms maker Samuel Colt, was an American politician and industrialist. From 1876 to 1879, Colt served in the Rhode Island House of Representatives, where he worked to regulate child labor and advance women's property rights. He was subsequently appointed Attorney General of Rhode Island, serving from 1882 to 1886. In 1886, Colt founded the financial organization, Industrial Trust Company, which became Industrial National Bank, then Fleet Bank, which ultimately merged into Bank of America. In 1888, he formed the United States Rubber Company, later called Uniroyal and the largest rubber company in the nation. Linden Place, his home in Bristol, still exists as a historic house museum. 

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