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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 42

    A FINE PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, 1738

    Price Realised  

    A FINE PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, 1738
    Each shaped square base on four foliage and rocaille cast panel feet, the stem with spiral fluted base and rising to a shell and foliage knop, each side chased with alternating military and amatory trophies on a textured ground, the spool shaped sockets cast with foliage on a textured ground, one foot of each engraved with a crest and another engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked underneath
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
    64 oz. (2,001 gr.)
    The arms are those of Sharp with another in pretence. (2)


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    Provenance

    Perhaps Anonymous sale; Christie's New York, 5 October 1983, lot 180 (with a pair of later branches)
    With Brand Inglis