Tiffany Table Garniture

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Tiffany Table Garniture

$200,000 US

  • PTR

    s227

  • Category

    Silver

Important American silver 20th century three-piece table garniture
Designed by Oscar Riedener (Swiss-American, 1901-2000) Tiffany's chief designer in 1955
Mark of Tiffany & Co. New York, 1947-1956
Intended to hold flowers and candles, each decorated with a stylized berried flower head, on a stepped plinth, comprising: a canted oblong centrepiece bowl with flat openwork cover and a pair of four-light candelabra
Marked under bases, the bowl additionally marked 23070 M and the pair 23071 M
The centrepiece 36.2 cm (14" 1/4) long; the candelabra 20.3 cm (8") wide
Weight 241 oz. 10 dwt. (7 kg 519 gr)
This modern design in the 1940s and 1950s is rare in the United States and radically different from Tiffany's post-World War II production which was rather a revival style inspired from eighteenth-century silverware.
There is a similar three-piece garnitures at the Dallas Museum of Art – Accession number 1995.72.2.A-E

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