26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 500 - USD 800
A PAIR OF GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS
Each with squared foliate drip pan and squared trumpet stem, with swirling gadrooned base and raised square stepped foot, large loss to one drip pan, the drip pans removable, silver form
10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (2)
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A silver version at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London is illustrated in R. Edwards, ed., The Dictionary of English Furniture, rev. edn., 1954, vol. I, p. 345, fig. 34.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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