On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 x 4 x 4 in. (10.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
stamped on bottom of bowl: "TIFFANY & Co 713 6266 / STERLING-SILVER"
Stamped on bottom of foot: 1015
On bottom of foot in script: "J.M.N. / 1882"
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Newman
Steep-sided bowl with gilt interior sits on simple stem, slightly domed foot. Foot is raised off ground by four cast, tripartite anthemia on square bases. Surface of bowl, steam and foot is acid-etched in random surface pattern and oxidized in intaglio areas. Below the rim of the bowl is a die-rolled band of interlocking chevrons, gilt. In center of stem is die-rolled band of Oriental lozenge, web and flower design, gilt. Applied to sides of bowl are cast, gilt pine and bamboo (?) branches with a cast, gilt bird on pine branch. Applied to foot are cast, gilt branches. Engraved on side of bowl to right of bird, in Gothic block letter: D"
CONDITION: Gilding worn, especially in bottom of bowl and on highest areas of applied bird and branches.
Tiffany & Company (American, founded 1853). Nut Dish, ca. 1882. Silver, 4 x 4 x 4 in. (10.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Newman, 87.72. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.72_bw.jpg)
overall, 87.72_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact email@example.com
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.