• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 8

    A SET OF FOUR SILVER-GILT CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1943-1956

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR SILVER-GILT CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1943-1956
    Each on circular base, with openwork foliate stem, circular waxpan and vase-form socket, marked under base, also marked 23152
    9¼ in. high; 52 oz. (4)


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    The design of these candlesticks can be attributed to Tiffany designer Charles B. Blake. Another example of his work in the Moderne style is the five-light candelabrum designed for the 1939-40 New York World's Fair, illus. John Loring, Magnificent Tiffany Silver, 2001, p. 246.