Sale 18AM01 | Lot 174

Tiffany & Co. Silver Presentation Salver

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 174
Tiffany & Co. Silver Presentation Salver
1854-1870
Oval with applied border, the center field engraved with vignettes of the four seasons and dated 1st January 1861, raised on four bracket feet. Length 20 inches, approximately 67 ounces.
This interesting salver was presented to its recipient in January 1861, a month which would see the Southern States secede one by one dissolving the American union and begining the Civil War. Although impossible to confirm they are indeed the same person, there is record of a William O. Hoffman listed on the U.S. Civil War Roll of Honor as having died in 1862.

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $5,625 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Good condition overall; with light wear from casual use; center engraved "Presented to Wm. O. Hoffman by a few intimate friends as a token of their esteem and regard 1st January 1861"; small dent showing underside


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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $5,625 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 10am EDT
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