For sale is a beautiful and early coin silver three footed tray or salver by Tiffany Young & Ellis. circa 1854-1855. Executed by John C. Moore. Approximately 10" in diameter and 14.93 troy ounces. No monogram. Lovely decoration with a beaded edge. According to Rainwater's book, Tiffany, in the early years purchased their silverware from a variety of silver manufacturers of the day, among them Grosjean & Woodward, William Gale, etc. John C. Moore who had begun manufacturing silverware in 1827 and who was later joined in business by his son, Edward C. Moore, was also a major supplier. In 1851, John C. Moore & Son entered into a special business relationship with Tiffany's. By the mid-1850s Tiffany's was recognized as the leading silverware house in New York. Marks include 8 with a smaller 1 to the right, TIFFANY & CO, LATE, TIFFANY.YOUNG & ELLIS, 550 BROADWAY and the marks of John C. Moore. Very good condition.
Antique Coin Silver