Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Compote
This is an incredible and exquisitely made sterling silver compote was decorated by Edward C. Moore, Tiffany & Co.’s most talented artist. The compote has a neo-classical silhouette, the circular base has subtle neat rows of incised lines, a row of applied beadwork tops the rim of the bowl. The greatest bit of this compote is the realistic and beautiful strawberries and leaves which wind around the bowl and base. This piece’s rarity, early date, exceptional craftsmanship, and association with Moore would entice any serious collector or lover of fine, high quality silver. The compote is approx. 9 ¾ “ in diameter at the top, approx. 7 ¾” tall, and weighs 44 troy ounces. The bottom of the bowl is stamped inside the stem “Tiffany & Co.”, “Tiffany Young & Ellis”, “550 Broadway”, and a gothic “M” designating it as a piece made by Moore. The variation of Tiffany stamp used on this compote is one only used between 1854-1855.
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* This item is one of many entrusted to us to sell for them by a prominent pre-Confederacy Georgian family from one of their museum quality collections.