• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 423

    A matched set of eight Dutch silver candlesticks

    SIX WITH MARK OF JOHAN P. SONDAG, ROTTERDAM, 1785; TWO WITH MARK OF RUDOLPH SONDAG, ROTTERDAM, 1792; THREE OF THE SET AND ONE OF THE PAIR ALSO STRUCK WITH LATER DUTCH DUTY MARK

    Price Realised  

    A matched set of eight Dutch silver candlesticks
    Six with mark of Johan P. Sondag, Rotterdam, 1785; two with mark of Rudolph Sondag, Rotterdam, 1792; three of the set and one of the pair also struck with later Dutch duty mark
    Each on a square base with applied leaves in the corners, surmounted by a circular domed base with beaded rim below a garland band alternated with flower-heads, rising towards a fluted stem, the upper part of the stem applied with hoops suspending loose garlands, the fluted socket with applied leaves and beaded rim, with detachable openwork drip-pans, marked on bases
    25.5 cm. high
    5318 gr. (8)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that one of the candlesticks is inscribed to the base with the following text: 'Zes kandelaars ter Gedagtenis van Klaas Hesseling aan zijn kleijnzoon Nicolaas van Meurs van Vollenhoven gebooren den 23ste Oktober 1783'.