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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 108

    SIX ITALIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    FOUR VENICE, MID 18TH CENTURY, ONE PAIR MARK OF ZUAN PIERO GRAPPIGLIA, ONE PAIR MARKED MG, (SEE V. DONAVER & R. DABBENE, ARGENTI ITALIANI DEL SETTECENTO, P. 72, NO. 405, 404), ONE PAIR, POSSIBLY VENICE, MARKED AZ

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    SIX ITALIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    FOUR VENICE, MID 18TH CENTURY, ONE PAIR MARK OF ZUAN PIERO GRAPPIGLIA, ONE PAIR MARKED MG, (SEE V. DONAVER & R. DABBENE, ARGENTI ITALIANI DEL SETTECENTO, P. 72, NO. 405, 404), ONE PAIR, POSSIBLY VENICE, MARKED AZ
    Each set on shaped circular base, the stem knopped and faceted with spool-form socket and removable nozzle, the Grappiglia and AZ pairs with initials DR stamped on foot, the Grappiglia pair also with initials FR under base, each marked on or under base and on socket, two nozzles marked MG, four nozzles later
    The Grappiglia and MG pairs 7½ in. (19.1 cm.) high, the AZ pair 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high; 83 oz. (2,584 gr.) (6)


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    Provenance

    The Grappiglia pair with Bisognin, Bologna, June 1965
    The pair marked MG with Laura Costa Oppi, Bologna, June 1966


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell