26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,250
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
A PAIR OF GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS
Each curved drip pan above a squared trumpet-form and knopped stem, the square base with circular recess and engraved to each side 'ANTIENT OPERATIVE LODGE DUNDEE' and with date engraved in the corners, minor differences to nozzles, one drip pan possibly later, silver form
8¾ in. (22.5 cm.) high (2)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
This lot is offered without reserve.
[Almost certainly] supplied to the Antient Operative Lodge, Dundee, Scotland, in 1767.
With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.
Carlo Scarpa took the traditions of Venetian glassblowing and created some of the 20th century’s most innovative designs
Specialist Joy McCall answers 7 key questions for prospective buyers of the legendary French glassmaker’s exquisite pieces
Anupam Ganguli of Royal Museums Greenwich discusses a pair of Persian carpets that remind him of his Delhi childhood