Large Tiffany Japonesque Applied Sterling Silver Inkwell with Beetle FOR SALE
Incredible and rare find. An inkwell by Tiffany. Have you seen one before? Doubtful...these are rare indeed.
Sale Price: $9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
Japonesque sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1882. Drum form with curved shoulder, short neck, and hinged and cork-lined bayonet cover. Leaves and tendrils and butterflies, too, applied to honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Bonus bug (a modish beetle) on cover. Interior glass lined. Fully marked including pattern no. 6771 (first produced in 1882), director's letter M (1873-91), and phrase "Sterling-Silver"
Large dimensions: H 4 5/8 x D 4 in. #BS584
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