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date: 02 July 2020

Moore, Edward Chandlerlocked

(30 August 1827–02 August 1891)
  • Gerald W. R. Ward

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Moore, Edward Chandler (30 August 1827–02 August 1891), designer and silversmith, was born in New York City, the son of John Chandler Moore, a silversmith, and Margaret (maiden name unknown). He apprenticed with his father, who produced silver for John P. Marquand and for Ball, Tompkins, and Black, and then he became his father’s partner in 1848, when he turned twenty-one years of age. By 1851 he took over his father’s shop and began an association with Tiffany and Company that would last four decades....

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