28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 61,250
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
A SET OF SIX RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT, ORMOLU AND MALACHITE TWO-BRANCH CANDELABRA
PROBABLY FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
Each with acanthus-wrapped nozzles and similarly cast baluster stem above a square spreading base, variously stamped, marked T and interlaced L's, the branches with apparently spurious marks for H. Auguste, minor losses and repairs to the malachite stems
16¼ in. (41 cm. high) (6)
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These candelabra, reputedly from Russia, were originally part of a set of twelve, acquired for the Palau March, Mallorca in the 1960s; the six matching candelabra being contrastingly veneered in lapis lazuli.
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