Tiffany and Company / Punch Bowl / 1873Tiffany and Company
Punch Bowl

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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: Punch Bowl
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1873
Creation End Date: 1873
Creation Date: 1873
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
Dimensions: 41.9 x diam. 67.3 cm (16 1/2 x diam. 26 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions: Inscriptions, marked under each base: "TIFFANY AND CO." (in a convex rectangle)/"2379"/ "Quality 925.1000" (in rectangle)/ gothic "M" (in oval)/"5200"/ "UNION SQUARE" (in convex rectangle); marked on underside of one foot: "No. 1"; inscribed: "The UnitedStates of America/Viscount d'Itajubá/His Majesty, the Emperor of Brazil/Article 1 of the Treaty Between the United States and Her Britannic Majesty/ Concluded at Washington May 8, 1871 as a Mark of Their Appreciation of the/ Dignity, Learning, Ability and Impartiality with Which He Discharged His Arduous Duties at/ Geneva"
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1985.221c
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mr. and Mrs. William Y. Hutchinson Fund
Subject Description: Silver, circular base; four equidistant feet of two lion's paws below lion's head with scrolls to each side; egg-and-dart and bead decorations on stepped moldings at base; four ribbon with cymbals and tambourine cast detachable decorations equidistant onplain area of base, each secured by silver bolt with silver nut through base; egg-and-dart decoration at juncture of base to bowl; bowl with central applied cast band of figs and fig leaves; two detachable handles in shape of Bacchus bust with grapes andgrape leaves in hair and shoulders draped with fur; gilt bowl interior.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1985.221c
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998

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