Marked on bottom: Tiffany & Co / 550 Broadway / English Sterling / 925 1000
Engraved on one side of the exterior: May 23rd, 1859
Engraved on the other side: lion rampant with crest and the motto "Trust in God"
15.2 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm (6 7/8 × 10 × 10 in.); 999.3 g
Restricted gift of Mrs. Eric Oldberg, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Silver, and the Oak Park-River Forest Associates of The Woman's Board of The Art Institute of Chicago
Extended information about this artwork
Rita Reif, “Historical Society Shows Tiffany Silver” New York Times (March 2, 1980) p. D32 (ill.).
Judith A. Barter, Elizabeth McGoey, et al., American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), cat. 50 (ill.).
“Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints,” Christie’s, New York, Sale Cat. 16796, January 17–18, 2019, p. 906.
New York Historical Society, Tiffany Silver, Mar–Apr 1980.
Art Institute of Chicago, Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, Nov 10, 2013–Jan 27, 2014; Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Feb 22–May 18, 2014, cat. 90 (Chicago only).
Walter R. T. Jones (1830-1906) and Anna Pierson (Bailey) Jones (1831-1882; m. 1854), New York. With I. Freeman & Son, New York, by 1978; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1978.
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