MADE CIRCA: 1890
MATERIAL: 18ct Yellow Gold
MOVEMENT: Manual Mechanical
CASE DIAMETER: 50mm
Founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut in 1837 as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium" Tiffany & Co are now iconic around the world as a retailer and creator of fine jewels, sterling silver, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances, water bottles, watches, personal accessories, as well as some leather goods. Tiffany markets itself as an arbiter of taste and style, and was once a purveyor to the Russian imperial family.
- The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde is published.
- Vincent Van Gogh passes away at the Auberge Ravoux in the village of Auvers-sur-Oise, northern France.
- Stan Laurel, English-born actor most famous for his role in the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, is born.