Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91

22 January 2021 • New York

Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91
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Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91

Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Starting bid:

15,000

USD

(0 bids, reserve not met)

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

4 days, 16 hours

4 days, 16 hours

January 22, 06:21 PM (GMT)

January 22, 06:21 PM (GMT)

Description

Of New Jersey Interest: A Large American Silver Three-Handled Presentation Cup, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1890-91


of trophy form with a bulbous base supporting a gourd-form body divided by applied laurel stems with owl heads at top, depicting allegorical and historical motifs in three sections, the first with New Jersey state seal flanked by the scales and sword of Justice, between two other handles are an American solider and a possible Viking, the third section plain; the lower shaft with raised imagery of ploughs from the state seal, the base depicting buffalo and eagle heads, and two Beggars medals, gilt interior

marked on underside and numbered 10517-M-10?09, marked 13 1/2 Qt., the arms are those of the state of New Jersey

155oz 10 dwt

4839g

height 14 1/5 in.

36.83 cm

Condition report

Presentation inscription has been removed from neck but not thin, loss to gilding, dented handled and slightly pushed in, other light dents and marks, impressive scale and interesting and specific iconography. The cup may have been presented to Governor Robert Stockton Green upon his departure from office. The symbols of Justice may reflect his profession of lawyer. The emphasis on the ploughs may commemorate the establishment of the state board of agriculture during his tenure as governor.


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Catalogue note

As Tiffany & Co.'s manufacturing plant was located outside Newark, New Jersey, it made them the logical provider of an important New Jersey commission such as this cup.