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Creator Name: Tiffany & Company
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Manufacturer
Creator Dates/Places: American; founded 1837 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Active Place: North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: Tiffany and Company
Title Type: preferred
View: Front view
Creation Start Date: 1878
Creation End Date: 1878
Creation Date: 1878
Creation Place: North and Central America,North America,United States,New York
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Silver
Materials and Techniques: Silver, gold and copper.
Dimensions: 22.2 x 14 (diam. at base) cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions: Marked on bottom: "TIFFANY & CO./ 5051 MAKERS 9267/ STERLING SILVER/ AND / OTHER METALS / 144"
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1984.240
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Restricted gift of Mrs. Frank Sulzberger
Subject Description: Hammered body with applied and engraved designs; base of silver pond and body with silver iris flowers, leaves and fish; copper stems on iris, accents to fish (tails, heads and fins), insect head and insect body on handle, and body of drago nfly; gold wings to dragonfly and bamboo shoot; body tapers in slightly near bottom and flares out at base; rounded shoulder; neck of plain cylindrical form with spout; plain banding at rim and at shoulder; handle with applied iris decoration.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1984.240
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998
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