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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CHAMBER CANDLESTICKS

    THE CANDLESTICKS MARK OF WILLIAM CRIPPS, LONDON, 1769; THE EXTINGUISHERS SHEFFIELD, ONE 1817

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CHAMBER CANDLESTICKS
    THE CANDLESTICKS MARK OF WILLIAM CRIPPS, LONDON, 1769; THE EXTINGUISHERS SHEFFIELD, ONE 1817
    Each shaped circular, with gadrooned border and scroll-form thumbpiece, baluster stem and spool-shaped socket, with detachable nozzle and associated conical extinguisher, the base, nozzle and extinguisher engraved with a crest and Garter motto beneath a coronet, marked on bases, associated extinguishers, one nozzle unmarked, the other with maker's mark R?, London, 1795
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diameter; 23 oz. 10 dwt. (730 gr.) (2)


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