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    Sale 5087

    The Casimir Collection of Metalwork

    23 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    A PAIR OF EARLY GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS

    BY GEORGE GROVE, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EARLY GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS
    BY GEORGE GROVE, CIRCA 1760
    Each with tall double knopped stem and four-lobed petal base, stamped twice under one base GEO GROVE
    9in. (23cm.) high (2)


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    Roderick Butler A study of marked domestic brass, records the marks of the maker George Grove of Birmingham circa 1748-1768 and illustrates four candlestick patterns made by him on page 42.

    For a similar example see Gentle and Feild, Domestic Metalwork, 1975, p.120 fig 37.

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