Pair of Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Candlesticks from 1903
Pair of Tiffany & Co. sterling silver candlesticks in pattern 15893 from 1903, with bobeches, showcasing floral cartouches and a monogram, measuring 8'' in height by 3 3/4'' in depth (square base) and bearing hallmarks as shown. Sold "as is."
The legendary Tiffany brand was founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in 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. soon 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 catalog 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. The luxury brand’s enduring legacy remains vibrant to this day.
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