Exquisite antique tiffany & co. Dresser box is made of sterling silver with a gold gilt interior. Powder box features a belle epoque design utilizing a series of scrolls and bell flower garlands in a beautiful arrangement. Designed between 1888-1889 based on tiffany's own numbering system (see below), and manufactured c. Superb quality includes a precision fitted top and bottom guaranteeing secure closure by lining up the tabs.Size: 3 across x 1-1/8 high. Weight: 129.5g (4.57 oz). Condition: top interior has noticeable scratching, as pointed out in photos. Gilt has a circular film found when holding the top on a certain angle. Lid interior also exhibits a few very minor distortions that do not appear on the outside. Dating marks: pattern number 9726, designed between 1888-1889 by edward c. Moore who manufactured exclusively for tiffany from the 1850's onward. Edward moore was instrumental in the development of tiffany's holloware and silverware designs, making tiffany's the first american company to win at the paris exposition universelle of 1867. 1900's to 1910's under edward moore's son, john c. Moore ii (director of tiffany's from 1907-1947).
M on bottom indicates the tiffany director at that time. G makers (authorized makers for tiffany). Tiffany & co as well as 925 1000. This item is made of solid sterling silver and gold gilt.