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    • Maker: Tiffany & Company, American, founded 1853
    • Medium: Silver
    • Place Made: New York, New York, United States
    • Dates: ca. 1873
    • Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 13 x 11 in. (15.9 x 33 x 27.9 cm)  (show scale)
    • Markings: Stamped on bottom in center: "TIFFANY & CO / 3562 MAKERS 4751 / STERLING SILVER / 925-1000 / M"
    • Collections:Decorative Arts
    • Museum Location: This item is not on view
    • Accession Number: L86.7.1
    • Credit Line: Lent by Mr. and Mrs. George W. Cherkis
    • Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
    • Caption: Tiffany & Company (American, founded 1853). Compote, ca. 1873. Silver, 6 1/4 x 13 x 11 in. (15.9 x 33 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Lent by Mr. and Mrs. George W. Cherkis, L86.7.1. Creative Commons-BY
    • Image: overall, L86.7.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
    • Catalogue Description: Square base with slightly convex sides has mill-stamped band of chevrons along edge; base rises to short support with double-ringed band below bowl of compote. Base unscrews at this point. Circular dishes bowl has squared rim with slightly convex sides edged with mill-stamped band of chevron design. On each side of compote edge is perched a cast, chased cockatoo with wings spread. On front and rear edge are cast, applied branches with leaves and flowers. Surface of compote has "butler's" finish.
    • Record Completeness: Good (74%)
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