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Compass (Sterling)

American
Tiffany & Co. (American, active 1837–present)


Dimensions

Length x width: 6.5 x 4.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2014.622

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Surveying and navigational

Sterling silver compas in the center of a ship’s steering wheel.

Signed

"TIFFANY & CO. 925" is written on the back of the compass.

Provenance

By 2013, Dale R. Roberts, Boston, MA; 2014, bequest of Dale R. Roberts to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 23, 2014)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dale A. Roberts