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Tiffany & Co. (estab. 1837), Maker
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12 3/4 x 15 1/2 x 9 3/4" (32.4 x 39.4 x 24.8cm)
Silver tureen which is part of an eleven piece presentation service (tureen, 2 sauce boats, 4 vegetable dishes - 2 with stands and warmers - and 4 salts) given to Samuel Francis Du Pont for his service as superintendent of the 1853 New York Crystal Palace. This service was used aboard the U.S.S. Minnesota during his Oriental voyage.
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