• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 287

    A pair of Dutch silver candlesticks

    ONE WITH MARK OF DIEDERIK LODEWIJK BENNEWITZ, AMSTERDAM, 1803; THE OTHER AMSTERDAM, 1803, POSSIBLY BY THE SAME; ALSO STRUCK WITH A LATER DUTCH DUTY MARK

    Price Realised  

    A pair of Dutch silver candlesticks
    One with mark of Diederik Lodewijk Bennewitz, Amsterdam, 1803; the other Amsterdam, 1803, possibly by the same; also struck with a later Dutch duty mark
    Each on a navette-shaped octagonal base, with canted tapering stem, the vase-shaped socket with detachable navette-shaped nozzle, the base and rims with beaded borders, the base engraved with a crouching cat, marked on the footrims
    25.9 cm. high
    822 gr. (2)


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