TIFFANY STERLING TEA SET c1891 - TIFFANY RE-ISSUE OF 1878 PATTERN. A beautifully hand chased, c1891 Tiffany sterling silver breakfast tea service.
The very early pattern number "5230" denotes that the pattern. Was introduced much earlier, around 1878.
And was re-issued by the Tiffany work shop. Center hand decorated flower framed heart medallion, itself framed. By wavy vine and feathered leaf with flower trail. Scrolling sea shell and vine border above and below. Cover retains the original smooth surface globe finial above contrasting chased.Smooth surface swan's neck spout with chased shell collar rising from. Flower decorated angular handle wit shell collar. The open sugar with drop ring handles, a design feature sought by collectors.
This c1891 Tiffany sterling hand decorated breakfast teapot. Is just under 6 1/4 inches handle to spout. And the complete set weighs 23 1/2 standard ounces.
In very, very fine condition. Interior of the teapot is clean as if little used.
Rich sterling patina, retains original detail. Couple tiny shallow bumps, must hunt to find. The item "Tiffany Sterling Tea Set 1891 Hand Decorated No Mono" is in sale since Sunday, November 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.