• English Furniture and Clocks auction at Christies

    Sale 7769

    English Furniture and Clocks

    19 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III CUT-GLASS TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

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    A PAIR OF GEORGE III CUT-GLASS TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    Each with a baluster stem with domed base and receiver bowl issuing two scrolled candlebranches with drip-pans and nozzles, and three shaped branches hung with droplets around a central flèche with droplet-hung canopy and crescent finial, one stamped A, B, C, the other D, E, F, restorations and replacements
    23½ in. (59.5 cm.) high; 13½ in. (34 cm.) wide; 7 in. (18 cm.) deep (2)


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    A large pair of glass candelabra (39 in., 99 cm. high) of this model was sold in Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur & Jeremy, Christie's, London, 20 November 2008, lot 145 (£46,850).

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN