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Candelabrum (one of a pair) in the George III style for the 1900 Paris World's Fair, 1898-1900
Paulding Farnham

Tiffany and Company

Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
Silver, H: 28 1/2 in, W: 22 1/8 in, D: 12 1/2 in
Purchase 2011 Helen McMahon Brady Cutting Fund  2011.1.2.1
On View
Marks:
8,TIFFANY & CO. 13759 MAKERS 767 STERLING SILVER 925-1000 [T&CO CIPHER ON PEACOCK FEATHER FOR 1900 PARIS EXPOSITION] [1901 BEAVER MARK ON BASE RIM OPPOSITE 1900 MARK] Design number 13759 suggest they were designed between 1898-1899.

Provenance: Part of an extensive display of George III style silver at Paris 1900 exposition. Purchased after 1901 by Franklin Murphy, former NJ governor, founding trustee of the Newark Museum, Newark resident, and owner of the Murphy Varnish Works in Newark; thence to his daughter Mrs. William B. Kinney (the Kinney family owned the Newark Daily Advertiser); thence given to the NJHS in 1961; deaccessioned by NJHS to Christies in 2010.
Exhibition History:
"Style and Status in Sterling: American Silver", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 2017 - ongoing)

"City of Silver and Gold: from Tiffany to Cartier" Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (January 8, 2104 - April 20, 2016)

Keywords: Silver, Candelabrum, Paris, France, Rococo, Foliage, Exposition, Franklin Murphy