John Polhamus 'Corinthian' Pattern Antique Coin Silver Sugar Sifter, c. 1870
This lovely sugar sifter is in a classically inspired pattern called 'Corinthian'. John Polhemus (w. 1833-74) was an important New York silversmith who retailed many of his products through the finest jewelers in America, including Tiffany & Co. This sifter is engraved with a stunning 'MBC' monogram on the back.
This wonderful antique server is marked on the back 'J.P./ PATENT 1865/ TIFFANY & CO.'. It measures 7.25 inches long, weighs 1.90 troy ounces and is in excellent antique condition.
You may also like
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Sign up to get the latest updates and current musings in our occasional newsletter…