Lot 151: Tiffany & Co sterling coffeepot with dedication
November 17, 2016
West Columbia, SC, USALive Auction
Tiffany & Co sterling coffeepot with dedication New York, circa 1854-1869, baluster form with scrolling foliate engraving and cartouche engraved: FROM J.W. WALLACK, IN REMEMBRANCE OF PAST KINDNESS, 1864; underside marked: TIFFANY & CO, ENGLISH STERLING 925/1000, 550 BROADWAY; H11 1/4", and 27.0ozT
Other Notes: James W. Wallack (c.1794-1864) Anglo-American actor and manager, was born in London into a family of actors. He made his first stage appearance at Drury Lane in 1807, and in 1818 he headed to America and settled in New York. There he became manager and actor in many of the Wallack Theatres.
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