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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 160

    A PAIR OF EDWARD VII SILVER THREE-LIGHT CANDLEABRA

    MARK OF THOMAS BRADBURY, LONDON, 1901

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EDWARD VII SILVER THREE-LIGHT CANDLEABRA
    MARK OF THOMAS BRADBURY, LONDON, 1901
    Each on oval base with tapering stem, with two reeded arms and central stem, each with tapering socket and detachable nozzle, marked on base, on candlarm and on each nozzle, contained in fitted mahogany finish case
    19¼ in. (49 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF TIN PLATE ALIAS WIREWORKERS

    The Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers alias Wire Workers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. It came into being with a Royal Charter of 1670 when the Tin plate workers, originally part of the Ironmongers' company and the Wire Workers, originally part of the Girdlers Company combined. The wire workers were charged with making wire objects such as animal traps and fishhooks.