A Tiffany Mixed-Metal Cup & Saucer
New York, N.Y., c. 1880 by Tiffany & Co.
An extremely rare form, decorated in an unusual style, from Tiffany's legendary line of Japonisme mixed-metal objects.
Silver with hand-hammered surface, applied with copper and Japanese gold, cup stamped 'TIFFANY & CO./5520M922/STERLING-SILVER/AND OTHER METALS 824' and engraved M.T. de P 1880., saucer stamped 'TIFFANY & CO./4719M922/STERLING-SILVER/AND OTHER METALS 824', engraved M.T. de P 1880, and with French import marks.