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Lot #502
DepartmentSilver
Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$900.00
Last UpdatedOctober 10, 2019

Description

NINE TIFFANY & CO. ACID-ETCHED LAP-OVER-EDGE" PATTERN STERLING SILVER OYSTER FORKS New York, 1880-91
Each with a different seashell design extending onto the sides. Hand-engraved identifications on the reverse: crown volute, cythrea [sic], fusus, heart shell, murex, scallop, Venus' comb, wentletrap and winkle. Monogrammed "LBA". Length 6".
Approx. 6.2 troy oz."

Condition

Light wear. Heart Shell" slightly bent at shoulder, and with flattened handle. Because of this, the tines are angled up higher than the other forks."

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