Beautiful By Candlelight

Berman, Phyllis
October 2008
Forbes Asia;10/27/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 18, p106
The article discusses silver as a collectors item. Eating utensils, candelabra and epergne's made of silver were reportedly an essential part of any moneyed baron's kit through the 19th century but now sensibilities have changed and moneyed individuals prefer using paintings to exhibit their wealth rather than antique silver. Museums reportedly give silver less display as it doesn't attract visitors. Only a handful of contemporary collectors like importer Paul Cahn prize it.


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