• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 274

    A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER-MOUNTED AND INLAID TORTOISESHELL DWARF CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF WILLIAM COMYNS, LONDON, 1905

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER-MOUNTED AND INLAID TORTOISESHELL DWARF CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF WILLIAM COMYNS, LONDON, 1905
    Tapering columns inlaid with ribbons, garlands, medallions and musical trophies, stiff leaf and petal mounts at base of columns, on oval bases with guilloche-edged rims and plain detachable silver nozzles
    6¼ in. (16 cm.) high (2)


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