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Henin - Two 4-Candle 950 Sterling Silver Candelabra 19th Century, Museum Quality.

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Direct from a Private Chateau in the South of France a Magnificent Pair of Privately Commissioned 4 Candle Candelabra by International Known French Silversmiths "Henin & Cie" in Superb Condition and Includes 2 Anti-Tarnish Storage Wraps for Easy Storage, You Can't Go Wrong Buying Quality - circa 1880s.  The world of silversmithing has been graced by the hands of many master craftsmen throughout history, each leaving a distinct mark on the art form. Among these luminaries, the name Henin stands as a testament to the excellence and innovation that characterizes French silversmithing. Founded in 1820 by François-Thomas Germain Henin, the Henin silversmith firm emerged during a time of great artistic and cultural transformation in France.

François-Thomas Germain Henin, a visionary artisan, laid the foundation for the firm's success with a commitment to quality and innovation. The atelier quickly gained acclaim for its exquisite silverware, drawing the attention of the French aristocracy and elite. The patronage of influential clients propelled Henin into the upper echelons of the silversmithing world, setting the stage for generations of excellence to come.  Henin's commitment to excellence did not go unnoticed, and the firm garnered numerous awards and accolades for its outstanding craftsmanship. One of the earliest recognitions came in 1834 when Henin received the prestigious Medaille d'Or (Gold Medal) at the Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (Exhibition of French Industrial Products).

As the decades unfolded, Henin continued to receive international acclaim for its contributions to the field of silversmithing and the decorative arts. The firm's participation in various international exhibitions, such as the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London and the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1855, further solidified its standing among the elite silversmiths of the time. The awards bestowed upon Henin at these exhibitions not only celebrated the craftsmanship of individual pieces but also underscored the firm's role in advancing the art of silversmithing on a global scale. One of the key factors that set Henin apart was its dedication to innovation in design and technique.  The firm's technical mastery extended beyond conventional silversmithing methods.

The first candelabra stands approximately 25.50 cm. tall, measures roughly 30.00 cm. across and weights 1,625 grams. It is stamped with the French Government's Head of the Mnerva-1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Henin &Cie sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark.  The second candelabra also stands approximately 25.50 cm. tall, measures roughly 30.00 cm. across and weights 1,652 grams. It is stamped with the French Government's Head of the Mnerva-1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Henin &Cie sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark.  

Henin - Two 4-Candle 950 Sterling Silver Candelabra 19th Century, Museum Quality.
$22,870.00 CAD
$22,870.00 CAD

Henin - Two 4-Candle 950 Sterling Silver Candelabra 19th Century, Museum Quality.

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