Tiffany & Co. Silver Presentation Salver
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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