• 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 30

    A PAIR OF SILVER DESSERT PLATES

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1907-1947; DESIGNED BY PAULDING FARNHAM

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    A PAIR OF SILVER DESSERT PLATES
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1907-1947; DESIGNED BY PAULDING FARNHAM
    In the Renaissance pattern, each circular, the field chased with strapwork and urns, the borders with cornucopiae amid strapwork, with four lobed bouquets at intervals, marked under bases, also marked 16180A/5054
    9 5/8 in. diameter; 36 oz. (2)


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    Examples of Paulding Farnham's Renaissance service (designed for the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis) are illustrated in John Loring, Magnificent Tiffany Silver, 2001, 218.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF MRS. PATRICIA M. KLUGE