Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Cup & Saucer in Mid-Century Modern Style
Tiffany & Co. sterling silver cup (in pattern number 23321 from 1950) and saucer (in pattern number 22739 from 19390 in Mid-Century Modern style with an elegant, geometric design. The cup measures 1 7/8'' in height 2 7/8'' in diameter at the top. The saucer measures 5 5/8'' in diameter. Total weight is 7.7 troy ounces. Each piece bears hallmarks as shown.
The legendary Tiffany brand was founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Connecticut as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium," with the help of Charles Tiffany's father who financed the store for only $1,000 with profits from a cotton mill. Tiffany & Co. soon became a highly regarded brand for jewelry, gemstones, and silver. In 1845, Tiffany was a pioneer when it launched the Blue Book, which at the time was the first mail-order catalog to be distributed in the US. In 1878, Tiffany won the gold medal for jewelry and a grand prize for silverware at the Paris World Fair Exposition. The luxury brand’s enduring legacy remains vibrant to this day.
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