A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990
PROPERTY FROM A PERSONAL FRIEND OF GENE MOORE
A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990
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A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990
A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990
A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990
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A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990

Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD
PROPERTY FROM A PERSONAL FRIEND OF GENE MOORE

A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990

Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD
Lot sold:52,500USD

Description

A SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990


movable carousel on circular base, set with enameled horses, giraffe, rabbit, zebra, tiger and camel, all surmounted by a varicolored enamel tent with five flags, lacking two flags, with electrical musical mechanism and plug

base rim marked STERLING, 925, and TIFFANY & CO.

diameter 13 in., height 13¼ in.

33 cm, 33.7 cm

Condition report

As noted re. the missing two flags. Otherwise in good, working condition with only a few minor surface scratches.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue note

The carousel animals move up-and-down to the tune of the "Carousel Waltz." Another example of this carousel is illustrated in Gene Moore, My Time at Tiffany's, 1990, p. 201.