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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 216

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    MARK OF FRANCIS BUTTY AND LEWIS HEARNE, LONDON, 1760

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    MARK OF FRANCIS BUTTY AND LEWIS HEARNE, LONDON, 1760
    Each on shaped circular base, with rococo scrolls, the double baluster stems and central socket with acanthus leaves, the three-arm branch with conforming sockets, the wax pans and nozzles with cast scrolls, with pinecone and flower finial, marked under bases and central socket, the branches marked on sockets, but apparently lacking maker's mark
    16 in. (40.6 cm.) high; 146 oz. (4542 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST COLLECTION