Artist Tiffany and Company, American, established 1837
Designer Edward C. Moore, American, 1827 - 1891
Title
  • Demitasse Cup
Date 1878
Medium silver-gilt and enamel
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/4 × 2 × 2 3/4 inches (5.7 × 5.1 × 7 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund
Accession Number 2019.13.1
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W285, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Marked, on bottom of cup: TIFFANY & CO | 4881M5635 | STERLING SILVER
Inscriptions Inscribed, on bottom of cup: 22 | 2 [separated by a double line]
1877, ordered by John W. Mackay [1831-1902] and Mary-Louise [Hungerford] Mackay [1843-1928].
January 28, 30-31, 1994, sold at (Sotheby's, New York, New York, USA), lot 557.
purchased by Iris Schwartz [1921-2011] (New Jersey, USA);
January 20, 2017, sold at (Sotheby's, New York, New York, USA), lot 3074;
purchased by S. J. Shrubsole (New York, New York, USA);
2019-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)