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    Tiffany Silver & Gold Quartz Paperweight

    Appraised Value:

    $8,000 - $12,000 (2013)

    Appraised on: July 21, 2012

    Appraised in: Cincinnati, Ohio

    Appraised by: Michael Grogan

    Category: Decorative Arts

    Episode Info: Cincinnati (#1710)

    Originally Aired: April 1, 2013

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    Form: Paperweight
    Material: Silver, Quartz, Gold
    Period / Style: 19th Century
    Value Range: $8,000 - $12,000 (2013)

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    Appraisal Video: (0:30)

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    Appraised By:

    Michael Grogan
    Rugs & Textiles, Silver
    President
    Grogan & Co.

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: It's a Tiffany paperweight that was owned by J.P. Morgan and family.

    APPRAISER: In the back, we see a date of 1895. And it's a silver paperweight made by Tiffany & Co. And this wonderful piece of gold quartz in the middle is just phenomenal. Just the quantity of gold alone is quite valuable. The auction value for a paperweight like this is somewhere between $8,000 and $12,000 today.

    GUEST: Wow, that's... (laughing) That's a lot of money.



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