Chinese Coin Silver Sugar Vase Bowl C1855 Eoff & Shepard, Ny 23 Oz
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Chinese Coin Silver Sugar Vase Bowl C1855 Eoff & Shepard, Ny 23 Oz :
MUSEUM WORTHY CHINESE COIN SILVER FOOTED BOWL OR SUGAR VASE; FROM EOFF & SHEPARD, LISTED IN NEW YORK FROM 1852 TO 1861; WEIGHS 23 OUNCES
We are quite pleased to offer this museum worthy c1855 Eoff & Shepard sugar bowl or vase.
In the highly sought after Chinese taste.
Listed from 1852 to 1861. Likely Eoff retired the year before.
The firm known to have supplied the east coast's finest retailers, including Ball Black Co. Americas most important jeweler before Tiffany.
Examples from E&S in major collections. Several in the Museum of the City of New York.
Classic tapering urn form.
Adorned with beautifully hand carved Chinese architectural scenes.
Each distinct from the others.
Series of elaborate Chinese pagoda, connected by rail and elaborate stairways. Tall cypress tree, exotic foliage all about.
Opposite side with Chinese palace. Detailed spire roof structures, stone wall and gazebo. Finished with four level pagoda, flanked by gazebo, atop wall foundations. In the distance still more architectural groups.
All set against satin surface.
Cover with ruffled gadroon edge. Topped with unique twisted leaf, almost cork-screw finial.
This rare Eoff & Shepard c1855 coin silver Chinese sugar vase is 9 1/2 inches tall.
Thick, heavy guage silver weigh 23 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
In excellent condition. Rich lusterous silver patina throughout. Stands firm on table or museum display shelf. The Chinese harbor and garden scenes retain their original crisp vibrant hand chased detail. Cover somewhat uneven fit in few places.
For the discerning collector of the finest mid 19th century American silver. Focused upon important New York partnerships. A museum worthy c1855 Eoff & Shepard Chinese decorated sugar vase.
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