Louis Comfort Tiffany

Splendors indeed

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The American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan is attracting many a design lover these days as “Aesthetic Splendors: Highlights from the Gift of Barrie and Deedee Wigmore” continues. The showcase of The Gilded Age in our region is brought to life through sumptuous furniture, metalwork, ceramics, paintings and jewelry, many objects never before seen by the public.

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The Tiffany story, in full

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The cachet of owning tabletop or decorative goods by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) remains to this day. Lyndhurst is exploring the decorative-arts legend, including his ties to Irvington, with “Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker,” through Sept. 24.

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Breakthroughs at Tiffany’s

Breakthroughs at Tiffany’s

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Call it “teatime at Tiffany” – an afternoon at the company’s iconic flagship store in Manhattan. And what an afternoon – gleaming silver and gold, diamonds that dazzle, creamy tableware sparklers fit for a late-summer idyll, a preview of autumn’s luxe leather goods and above all, a rare glimpse into both The Tiffany Salon, where the wishes of the rich and the famous are born; and The Tiffany Workshop, where they’re fulfilled.

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