• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 313

    A GEORGE III SILVER CHAMBERSTICK

    MARK OF WILLIAM STROUD, LONDON, 1809

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER CHAMBERSTICK
    MARK OF WILLIAM STROUD, LONDON, 1809
    With gadroon rim, engraved on base, detachable nozzle and snuffer with crest and motto scroll; also a pair of modern Italian metalware chambersticks in the early 19th century taste, with stiff-leaf borders, the capitals and detachable snuffers decorated with a band of anthemions
    respectively, 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) and 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diameter
    30.5 oz. (946 gr.)
    The crest and motto engraved on the single chamberstick are those of Chalmers of Aldbar, Forfarshire. (3)


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