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    Sale 5907

    Christie's Interiors

    2 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 803

    A PAIR OF BRAZILIAN CAST SILVER DWARF CANDLESTICKS

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF QUINTINO ANTONIO RAPOSO, RIO DE JANERIO, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BRAZILIAN CAST SILVER DWARF CANDLESTICKS
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF QUINTINO ANTONIO RAPOSO, RIO DE JANERIO, CIRCA 1840
    Square pedestal bases with incurved corners, tapering stems and campana-shaped capitals, with alternate stiff-leaf and engine-turned borders; together with a small George II silver brandy saucepan, maker's mark of Thomas Mason, London, 1729, with wood handle
    the candlesticks 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
    gross weight 21.25 oz. (659 gr.) (3)


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