ACROBATS: A GROUP OF SILVER AND ENAMEL CIRCUS FIGURES, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990
ACROBATS: A GROUP OF SILVER AND ENAMEL CIRCUS FIGURES, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990
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PROPERTY FROM A PERSONAL FRIEND OF GENE MOORE

ACROBATS: A GROUP OF SILVER AND ENAMEL CIRCUS FIGURES, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD

PROPERTY FROM A PERSONAL FRIEND OF GENE MOORE

ACROBATS: A GROUP OF SILVER AND ENAMEL CIRCUS FIGURES, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD

Lot Sold:15,000USD

Lot Details

Description

ACROBATS: A GROUP OF SILVER AND ENAMEL CIRCUS FIGURES, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990


comprising three stackable strongmen on a carpet, one male acrobat and one female acrobat balancing on their chins, two acrobats doing handstands, three stackable clowns playing accordions and balancing a ball, two acrobats standing head to head on a carpet, one seal balancing a ball, and one trapeze with two trapeze artists, 22 pieces

all marked TIFFANY & CO. and STERLING, some also marked Made in Italy, the seal's ball apparently unmarked

67 oz weighable

2084 g

height of trapeze 12¾ in.

32.5 cm

Condition Report

One accordion-playing clown with enamel losses to green hat. The gilding on the stackable strongmen's carpet is heavily rubbed. The other pieces in good condition.


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.

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