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Tiffany & Co., France, circa 1890, French Tea and Coffee Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Tiffany & Co., France, circa 1890, A rare French Tiffany antique sterling silver four-piece tea and coffee set Comprising: teapot, coffee pot, creamer, and a covered sugar bowl, ...
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Antique 1890s Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

Antique Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Saracenic Tea Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Montreal, QC
Beautiful Museum Quality Tiffany & Co. tea set comprising three vessels in the "Persian" style with lush chased repousse arabesques and floral decorations, ribbon banded handles and ...
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Antique 1880s American Victorian Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

Windham by Tiffany & Co Sterling Silver Sugar and Creamer Set Hollowware
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Windham by Tiffany and Co. Windham by Tiffany and Co sterling silver sugar and creamer two-piece set. Both pieces are marked with #17861-1849 with date mark for 1907-47. The sugar b...
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Mid-20th Century Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany & Co. English King Tea and Coffee Service
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New Orleans, LA
This important Tiffany & Co. sterling silver tea and coffee service is crafted in the classic English King pattern. Introduced by Tiffany in 1885, English King is fashioned to reflec...
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Antique 19th Century American Neoclassical Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

Eight-Piece Tiffany & Co. Makers Sterling Silver Complete Tea Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New York, NY
A Tiffany & Co maker's sterling silver tea set, 1938 complete with serving tray. Each piece is engraved "Van P." The set includes a tray, kettle on Stand and burner, tea pot, coffee ...
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Early 20th Century American Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

Royal Chrysanthemum Silver Gilt Teacups and Saucers by Tiffany & Co.
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Tiffany & Co.’s beloved Chrysanthemum pattern is showcased in this rare and exceptional teacup service created for royalty. Bearing the coronet of a European baron, this set contains...
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20th Century American Art Nouveau Tea Sets

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Silver

Antique Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Lidded Sugar Bowl and Creamer #5962
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New Milford, CT
Antique sterling silver lidded double handle sugar bowl and creamer by Tiffany & Co. Berry finial on sugar bowl lid Circa 1880 - 1881 according to pattern #5962 Scrolled monogram A...
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Antique 1880s Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

19th Century American Tiffany & Co. Solid Silver Acanthus Tea Service circa 1880
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in London, London
Antique 19th century American rare and magnificent six piece tea service, comprising a kettle, coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar bowl, waist bowl, covered cream jug, each piece on fo...
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Antique 19th Century American Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

Sterling Tiffany Coffee and Tea Service
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Tiffany & company four-piece sterling silver coffee and tea set, circa 1940. Comprised of coffee pot, tea pot, sugar and creamer, all with faceted corners and monogrammed 'PPB', all ...
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Early 20th Century American American Colonial Tea Sets

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Sterling Silver

  • Sterling Tiffany Coffee and Tea Service
  • Sterling Tiffany Coffee and Tea Service
  • Sterling Tiffany Coffee and Tea Service
  • Sterling Tiffany Coffee and Tea Service
H 13.5 in. W 6 in. D 4.5 in.
Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Salt and Pepper Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Stamford, CT
Tiffany & Co. miniature sterling silver watering can and flower pot with spade spoon, circa 20th century. Hallmarked sterling silver. Weight 75.5 Grams. Made in the United States. Pl...
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Late 20th Century American More Dining and Entertaining

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Sterling Silver

Set of Three Sterling Tiffany & Co. Vases
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
It just doesn’t get more chic than this: A set of three Tiffany & Co. midcentury sterling silver vases. Each one is two inches taller than the next. They have a sleek look, no decora...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany & Co Aesthetic Movement Sterling Silver Cream and Sugar Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Antique Tiffany & Co Aesthetic Movement sterling silver cream and sugar. This striking 19th century matched cream and sugar set was made by renowned jeweler and silversmith, Tiffany ...
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Antique 1870s American Aesthetic Movement Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Set of 4 Tiffany & Co Windham Sterling Silver Teaspoons
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New Milford, CT
Set of 4 sterling silver teaspoons by Tiffany & Co in the Windham pattern. No monogram. Beautiful set of teaspoons in the Windham pattern which was in produced in 1923 and desi...
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20th Century Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Set of 4 Tiffany & Co. Hampton Sterling Silver Teaspoons
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New Milford, CT
Set of 4 sterling silver teaspoons by Tiffany & Co. in the Hampton pattern. No monogram. Beautiful set of teaspoons in the Hampton pattern which was in produced in 1934. The pa...
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20th Century Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Shell and Thread by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Roast Carving Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Beautiful sterling silver roast carving set, 2-piece, including: knife 14 1/4 and fork 11 1/8" in the pattern shell and thread by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogrammed and is in excell...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Richelieu by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Fish Serving Set 2-Piece
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver fish serving set 2-piece which includes: 1- fish serving fork 9 1/2" 1- fish server 10" In the pattern Richelieu by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogrammed and is ...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Persian by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set Plain
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Persian originated in 1872 when exotic lands were in vogue (Japanese, Egyptian, Persian). It is absolutely striking with its intricate design. It is a beautiful example of the silver...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Antique American Sterling Silver Cups and Saucers Set by Tiffany & Co.
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique American sterling silver cups and saucers set, made by Tiffany & Co.; an addition to our silver teaware collection. This exceptional an...
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Vintage 1910s American Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Persian by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Fish Serving Set Engraved
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Persian originated in 1872 when exotic lands were in vogue (Japanese, Egyptian, Persian). It is absolutely striking with its intricate design. It is a beautiful example of the silver...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Japanese by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Junior Set 2-Piece Knife and Fork
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver junior set, 2-piece consisting of: 1- junior fork, 6 1/2" 1- junior knife, 7 1/4" In the pattern Japanese by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogrammed and is in exce...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver 9-Light Candelabra Set Paris Exposition 1900
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Tiffany and Co. Outstanding monumental pair of Tiffany sterling 9-light candelabra weighing an incredible 793 ounces and measuring 31 inches tall. These were designed by Paulding ...
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20th Century Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Century by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Sugar and Creamer Set of 2-Piece
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Powered by Frooition Complete flatware set hostess helpers hollowware / tea sets museum quality/figural silver fine estate & vintage jewelry mid-century modern silver flatware & silv...
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20th Century American Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Marquise Gold by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service Vermeil
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Marquise gold by Tiffany & Co. Sterling silver flatware set - 24 pieces. This set is vermeil (completely gold-washed) and includes: six knives, 8 1/2", six forks, 6 7/8", six sal...
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20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany & Co. Deco Set Sugar Rare Tiffany Copper Sample One-of-a-Kind
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Tiffany copper sample deco set sugar rare one-of-a-kind by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogrammed and is in excellent condition. 100% satisfaction guaranteed!
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Copper

Tiffany & Co. Deco Set Fork Rare Tiffany Copper Sample One-of-a-Kind
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Tiffany copper sample deco set fork rare one-of-a-kind by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogrammed and is in excellent condition. 100% satisfaction guaranteed!
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Copper

Tiffany & Co. Deco Set Spoon Rare Tiffany Copper Sample One of a Kind
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Tiffany copper sample deco set spoon rare one of a kind by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogrammed and is in excellent condition. 100% satisfaction guaranteed!
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Copper

Florentine by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 240 Pieces
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Monumental Florentine by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver flatware set of 240 pieces in fitted Tiffany chest. This set includes: 18 dinner size knives, blunt, 10 1/4", 18 dinner size...
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Early 20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Faneuil Gold by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service Vermeil
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Faneuil Gold by Tiffany and Co. sterling silver flatware set, 24 pieces. Gold flatware is on trend and makes a bold statement on your table. This set is vermeil (completely gold-wash...
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20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Castilian by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Service Set for Six
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Gorgeous Castilian Gold by Tiffany and Co. sterling silver flatware set of 24 pieces. Gold flatware is on trend and makes a bold statement on your table. This set is vermeil (compl...
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Early 20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Shell and Thread by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Hostess Set 5-Piece HHWS
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Shell and thread by Tiffany & Co. Hollow handle with stainless implements hostess wedding gift server serving set 5-piece, which includes: 1 - two piece salad serving set, approxi...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Shell and Thread by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Dessert Serving Set Custom
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver custom made hollow handle with stainless implement dessert serving set 4-piece which includes: 1 - cake knife, 12" 1 - pastry server with fancy vermeil (gold-to...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Olympian by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set Gold Washed
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Beautiful sterling silver salad serving set, 2-pieces, measuring 10" in the pattern Olympian by Tiffany and Co. The handle of this piece features the third motif in this pattern, whi...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Nursery Rhyme by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Junior Set 3pc
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Nursery Rhyme by Tiffany and Co sterling silver Junior Set 3-Piece. Knife is 7 1/2" and has little red riding hood and wolf, the Fork is 6 1/2" and features Little Bo Peep, and the T...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Shell and Thread by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service Dinner
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size shell and thread by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver flatware set, 76 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner knives, 10 1/4" 12 dinner forks, 7 5/8" 12 salad forks, 6 3/4...
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Antique Early 1900s Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Baby Set ABC with Teddy Bear 2-Piece
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver baby set with ABC and teddy bear motif, 2-piece, 4"-4 1/4", by Tiffany & Co. It is very substantial, heavy and well made. It has an inscription on the reverse (see ph...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Shell and Thread by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Caviar Set 2-Piece Custom
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver custom made Caviar set 2-piece which includes: 1- Caviar knife 5 3/4" 1- Horseradish scoop 5 3/4" in the pattern shell and thread by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogr...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Florentine by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Fish Serving Set 2 Piece Custom
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Add decadent design to your sterling silver tableware collection with our custom made sterling silver hollow handle with stainless fish serving set in the pattern Florentine by Tiffa...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Florentine by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set 2-Piece Orig
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver original salad serving set 2-piece 9 3/4" in the pattern Florentine by Tiffany and Co. This set is monogrammed (although not showing in stock photo; monos vary) and i...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Broom Corn by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Junior Set Fork and Knife
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver junior set, 2-piece, 7" in the pattern broom corn by Tiffany & Co. It is monogrammed (monograms vary) and is in excellent condition. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Edwardian Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver 13-Piece Vanity Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Edwardian Tiffany & Co sterling silver 13-piece vanity set. This Edwardian sterling silver gentleman's dresser set was made by Tiffany & Company in the early part of the 20th century...
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Early 20th Century American Edwardian Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Florentine by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Fish Serving Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver fish serving set in the pattern Florentine by Tiffany & Co. It is monogrammed (monos vary) and is in excellent condition. Satisfaction guaranteed!
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Junior Set 2-Piece Knife, Spoon
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver junior set 2-piece knife 7 7/8", spoon 6 1/8" by Tiffany & Co. It is monogrammed (monos vary) and is in excellent condition. 100% satisfaction guaranteed!
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Antique 80 Piece Tiffany & Co. Silver Plated Stuyvesant Pattern Flatware Set
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A wonderful Tiffany & Co. silver plated flatware set. In the rare Stuyvesant pattern. Each piece monogramed with a "W". Simply a handsome set from Tiffany! Most pieces ar...
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Early 20th Century American Edwardian Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver Plate

Tiffany Applied by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Childs Set 2-Pc Little Boy Blue
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver child's 2-piece set in little boy blue motif dated December 25, 1916. This set includes: 1 - Child's spoon, 6 3/8" 1 - Child's fork, 6 1/4" This set is in excell...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Salem Gold by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 6 Service Vermeil
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Salem gold by Tiffany and Co. sterling silver flatware set, 24 pieces. This set is vermeil (completely gold-washed) and includes: Six knives, 8 1/2", six forks, 6 7/8", six salad ...
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20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

English King by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 42 Pieces
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
English King by Tiffany and Co sterling silver regular size luncheon flatware set, 42 pieces. This set includes: Six knives, blunt, 8 1/4", six forks, 6 7/8", six salad forks, th...
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Antique Late 19th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Flemish by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Flatware Set 8 Service Dinner 91 Pcs
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Exceptional Flemish by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver dinner size flatware set - 12 pieces. This set includes: Eight dinner size knives, 10 1/4". Eight dinner size forks, 7 3/4". ...
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Early 20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Windham by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Flatware Service Set 159 Pieces, Huge
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Designed with an eye for balance and proportion, each piece of Tiffany & Co. flatware is a masterpiece of form and function. Huge Windham by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver flatware s...
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Early 20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Flemish by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 40 Pieces Dinner
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Flemish by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver flatware set, 40 pieces. This set includes: eight dinner size knives, 10 1/8", eight dinner size forks, 7 5/8", eight salad forks, 6 3/4"...
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20th Century Tableware

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Sterling Silver

Persian by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Ice Cream Set Scalloped GW 11 5/8"
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Persian originated in 1872 when exotic lands were in vogue (Japanese, Egyptian, Persian). It is absolutely striking with its intricate design. It is a beautiful example of the silver...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Shell and Thread by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Roast Carving Set 3-Piece HHWS
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Shell and thread by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver hollow handle with stainless implements roast carving set 3-piece. Measures: Knife is 14", fork is 11", and hone is 12 3/4." this se...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

San Lorenzo by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Baby Set 2 Piece Custom Made
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver baby set 2-piece all sterling custom made which includes: Baby fork 4 3/4" Baby spoon 4 3/4" in the pattern San Lorenzo by Tiffany & Co. It is not monogrammed and i...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Salem by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Bar Serving Set HHWS 2 Piece Custom
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver custom made hollow handle with stainless implement bar serving set 2-piece which includes: 1- Ice scoop 9" 1- Martini spoon 11" In the pattern Salem by Tiffan...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Salem by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Fruit Fork Set 4-Piece Custom Made
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver hollow handle with stainless implement, 4-piece individual fruit fork set, 6" custom made in the pattern Salem by Tiffany and Co. It is not monogrammed and is in exce...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Wave Edge by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Salad Set 2-Piece Gold-Washed
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Lovely sterling silver salad serving set, 2-piece measuring 10" in the pattern Wave Edge by Tiffany. This piece features a stunning marine motif that flows down the handle and meets ...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Shell and Thread by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Bar Set 2-Piece Custom HHWS
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Shell and thread by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver hollow handle with stainless implements bar set 2-piece custom made which includes: 1 - Martini spoon cocktail server, approximatel...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

San Lorenzo by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Fish Serving Set 2 Piece Custom
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Add decadent design to your sterling silver tableware collection with our custom made sterling silver hollow handle with stainless fish serving set in the pattern San Lorenzo by Tiff...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Child's Set 4-Piece with Acid Etched Love Birds
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Tiffany and Co Extraordinary Tiffany and Co sterling silver 4-piece child's set. This set is acid etched with love birds and Art Deco leaves. The set includes: 1 - Bowl: Marked #18...
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20th Century Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Japanese by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Fish Serving Set Koi and Bird Design
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver fish serving set 2-piece in the pattern Japanese by Tiffany. The fish server features koi swimming in waves and seaweed and measures 12 1/4". The fish serving fork fe...
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20th Century Serving Pieces

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Sterling Silver

Windham by Tiffany and Co Sterling Silver Flatware Service Set 160 Pcs Dinner
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Designed with an eye for balance and proportion, each piece of Tiffany & Co. flatware is a masterpiece of form and function. Outstanding monumental Windham by Tiffany & Co. sterling...
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20th Century Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

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Tiffany And Co Set For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic tiffany and co set available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, silver and sterling silver, every tiffany and co set was constructed with great care. Your living room may not be complete without a tiffany and co set — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A tiffany and co set is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Art Deco, Victorian and Neoclassical styles are sought with frequency.

How Much are Tiffany And Co Set?

Prices for a tiffany and co set start at $89 and top out at $149,000 with the average selling for $1,207.

Tiffany And Co Biography and Important Works

Tiffany & Co. is one of the most prominent purveyors of luxury goods in the United States, and has long been an important arbiter of style in the design of diamond engagement rings. A young Franklin Delano Roosevelt proposed to his future wife, Eleanor, with a Tiffany ring in 1904. Vanderbilts, Whitneys, Astors and members of the Russian imperial family all wore Tiffany & Co. jewels. And Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis preferred Tiffany china for state dinners at the White House.

Although synonymous with luxury today, the firm started out rather modestly. Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young founded it in Connecticut as a “stationery and fancy goods emporium” in 1837, at a time when European imports still dominated the nascent American luxury market. In 1853, Charles Tiffany — who in 1845 had launched the company’s famed catalog, the Blue Book, and with it, the firm’s signature robin’s-egg blue, which he chose for the cover — shifted the focus to fine jewelry. In 1868, Tiffany & Co. gained international recognition when it became the first U.S. firm to win an award for excellence in silverware at the Exposition Universelle in Paris. From then on, it belonged to the pantheon of American luxury brands.

At the start of the Gilded Age, in 1870, Tiffany & Co. opened its flagship store, described as a "palace of jewels" by the New York Times, at 15 Union Square West in Manhattan. Throughout this period, its designs for silver tableware, ceremonial silver, flatware and jewelry were highly sought-after indicators of status and taste. They also won the firm numerous accolades, including the grand prize for silverware at the Paris Exposition of 1878. Among the firm’s glittering creations from this time are masterworks of Art Nouveau jewelry, such as this delicate aquamarine necklace and this lavish plique-à-jour peridot and gold necklace, both circa 1900.

When Charles Lewis Tiffany died, in 1902, his son Louis Comfort Tiffany became the firm’s design director. Under his leadership, the Tiffany silver studio was a de facto design school for apprentice silversmiths, who worked alongside head artisan Edward C. Moore. The firm produced distinctive objects inspired by Japanese art and design, North American plants and flowers, and Native American patterns and crafts, adding aesthetic diversity to Tiffany & Co.’s distinguished repertoire.

Tiffany is also closely associated with diamonds, even lending its name to one particularly rare and exceptional yellow stone. The firm bought the Tiffany diamond in its raw state from the Kimberley mines of South Africa in 1878. Cut to create a 128.54-carat gem with an unprecedented 82 facets, it is one of the most spectacular examples of a yellow diamond in the world. In a broader sense, Tiffany & Co. helped put diamonds on the map in 1886 by introducing the American marketplace to the solitaire diamond design, which is still among the most popular engagement-ring styles. The trademark Tiffany® Setting raises the stone above the band on six prongs, allowing its facets to catch the light. A lovely recent example is this circa-2000 platinum engagement ring. Displaying a different design and aesthetic (but equally chic) is this exquisite diamond and ruby ring from the 1930s.