Tiffany & Co. Pair of Sterling Silver Mid-Century Modern English Candlesticks
Tiffany & Co. pair of two rare English-made sterling silver candlesticks (h 7.5 in; w 4.5 in) from 1959. They are in a Mid-Century Modern style with a beautiful geometric design. Total weight is 21.2 ozt.
Founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut, as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium", with the help of Charles Tiffany's father who financed the store for only $1,000 with profits from a cotton mill, Tiffany & Co. became a highly regarded brand for jewelry, gemstones, and silver. In 1845, Tiffany was a pioneer when it launched the Blue Book, which at the time was the first mail-order catalogue to be distributed in the US. In 1878, Tiffany won the gold medal for jewelry and a grand prize for silverware at the Paris World Fair Exposition. Its exceptionally enduring legacy as a luxury brand is still vibrant to this day.
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