Description:American silver and mixed-metal fork and knife set, Tiffany & Co New York, circa 1869-1875, Japonesque youth fork and knife, both with allover hammering: fork inlaid with copper stylized cloudwork and gold metal squares, reverse with acid etched monogram, L6 3/8"; solid knife inlaid with yellow metal and copper quatrefoils, reverse acid etched with cloudworn and monogram, L7 3/8"; marked: TIFFANY & CO STERLING 391 M 595, AND OTHER METALS; TIFFANY & CO STERLING, AND OTHER METALS, 878; Total 3.1ozT
Provenance: Roger W. Powell Collection
Literature: For related example see: Hood, TIFFANY SILVER FLATWARE, 1845-1905. p.288, Fig. 441
Condition: Condition statement:
fork with age typical usage wear to tips of tines and light nicks to tines. Knife with some surface wear/mellowing of gold metal inlay, and with some age-typical usage wear to blade, scattered edge nicks. Monogram FSB
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