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Spindle

Spindle

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Description
Upright spike mounted at center of a circular weighted base decorated with C scrolls, convex reserves, and five-petaled flowers. Top of base struck with four incuse marks along edge, "TIFFANY & C\o (underlined)", "MAKERS", "STERLING SILVER", and "C", all in serif letters.
The "C" mark indicates this piece was made between 1902-1907, when Charles T. Cook was Tiffany's president.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spindle
date made
1902 - 1907
1900 - 1923
maker
Tiffany & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
lead (base filling material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
1978.0610.01
accession number
1978.0610
catalog number
1978.0610.01
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth de B. Karrick
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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