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James J. Hill Presentation Tray


Tiffany & Co.



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G303
James J. Hill Presentation Tray, Tiffany & Co.
James J. Hill Presentation Tray: Gallery Label - Current
: The Hill Tray
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver
Size: 33 5/8 x 29 x 3 1/4 in. (85.41 x 73.66 x 8.26 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Marks marks, on bottom: [TIFFANY AND CO. 7913 MAKERS 3600 STERLING SILVER 925-1000 M.]inscriptions: appearing in monogram in the center of the lower edge of the tray are the cast and chased silver initials J.J.H. composed of naturalistic vines and leafage.
Physical Description: 'Hill tray' presented to James J. Hill by seventeen prominent Minneapolis businessmen, kidney shaped in outline, has large flat central are engraved with a view of Minneapolis showing the Stone Arch Railroad Bridge completed 22 Nov. 1883; around the perim
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr.and Mrs. G. Richard Slade
Accession Number: 81.5
Artist: Tiffany & Co., New York City, est. 1853
Role: Maker
Nationality: American
Life Dates: New York City, est. 1853
Added to Site: February 28, 2009