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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 103

    A PAIR OF ELIZABETH II SILVER WALL SCONCES

    MARK OF GARRARD & CO., LONDON, 1978

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ELIZABETH II SILVER WALL SCONCES
    MARK OF GARRARD & CO., LONDON, 1978
    The cartouche-shaped and partly pierced back plates with central plain panel with gadrooned rim, trellis design, strapwork architecture and foliage, birds, and two angels on top flanking an urn, the detachable double scroll branches each terminating in a gadrooned-rim circular drip-pan and cylindrical shaped nozzle, the backs with plain hook, each marked on back plates and detachable scroll branches
    11 in. (28 cm.) high, 6 in. (15.3 cm.) wide; 89 oz. (2783 gr.) (2)


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    The prototype for this pair of sconces is a sconce by John Fawdry, 1702, illustrated in J.F. Hayward, Huguenot Silver in England 1688-1727, 1959, Plate 71B.

    Pre-Lot Text

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