3 Piece Silverware Set with box

Object Name: 
3 Piece Silverware Set with box

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Object Name: 
3 Piece Silverware Set with box
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2006.7.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H:4.5 cm, W: 20.3 cm, D: 12.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1885-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Janet Evans Owlett
Primary Description: 
Silver, Wood, Fabric, Metal, Gilding. Silver fork, knife, and spoon engraved with initials "J. S. H" on back. The fork and spoon are decorated with a scene of a stag hunt on the front and a dead stag with branches on the back and a face at the base. The knife has a scene with reclining figures on the front and the back has flowers and a ewer? near the initials. Fork and spoon are marked "M TIFFANY & CO. STERLING PAT 1878".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Owlett, Janet Evans, Source
2006-08-02
Inscription: 
TIFFANY & CO. / NEW YORK / AVE DE L'OPERA 36 BIS / PARIS
inscription
Gilded On inside of case, top fabric
M TIFFANY & CO. STERLING PAT. 1878?
inscription
Stamped On back of fork (b) and spoon (d)
illegible
label
Sticker On underside of case Oval shape sticker with ruffled edge. White center with red line and ruffle around edge. Illegible text in brownish ink.