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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 216

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER COMPOSITE THREE LIGHT CANDELABRA

    THE CANDLESTICKS, MARK OF JOHN ROBERTS & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1806; THE BRANCHES, MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1819

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    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER COMPOSITE THREE LIGHT CANDELABRA
    THE CANDLESTICKS, MARK OF JOHN ROBERTS & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1806; THE BRANCHES, MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1819
    Slender tapering columns descending to circular bases, gadroon borders, vase-shaped capitals, the reeded branches each supporting a campana-shaped capital and circular drip-pan, the bases and two matching detachable nozzles engraved with crest of a coronet above a demi-lion rampant, the branches with six detachable nozzles, three of which are engraved with crest of a demi-lion rampant only, bases filled
    19 in. (48.3 cm.) high; span of branches 15¾ in. (40 cm.) long
    weighable silver 79.5 oz. (2467 gr.) (2)


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