TIFFANY STERLING SILVER LION PAW ASPARAGUS TRAY; ORIGINAL LINER; EXCELLENT; WEIGHS 39 OUNCES
We are quite pleased to offer this important c1891 Tiffany lion paw asparagus tray.
Retains the original Tiffany hallmarked sterling silver handled liner.
Classic footed rectangular form.
The elegant streaming leaf tip border gently rising and widening to up-swept corner. The decoration similar to the Tiffany wave pattern.
The interior footed liner with unique basket-weave rim and handles. The liner adorned with a series of skillfully pierced flower head cap garden trellis medallion. United by hand chased shell and floral sprays.
The tray atop boldly fashioned flaming leaf lion paw and claw feet.
Script TEL (?) monogram to centre of tray.
This important c1891 Tiffany sterling silver lion paw asparagus tray is 12 inches across handles and weighs 39 (standard) ounces.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. Stands even on table or display. The brilliantly carved shell and floral to liner and lion paw feet retain their original crisp, vibrant detail. Small shallow bump one corner, few faint scuffs.
For the discerning collector of the finest Tiffany. A rare c1891 Tiffany sterling silver lion foot asparagus tray with the original handled liner.
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From our personal collection, a fine mid 19th century coin silver basket by Edward & John Moore is illustrated in the cover article in May/June 2008 Silver Magazine.
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