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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 90

    A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER SEVEN-LIGHT CANDLEABRA

    MARK OF MORITZ ELIMEYER, DRESDEN, CIRCA 1890

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    A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER SEVEN-LIGHT CANDLEABRA
    MARK OF MORITZ ELIMEYER, DRESDEN, CIRCA 1890
    Each on domed base with three scroll feet, with baluster stem, cast with foliage scrolls and rocaille, with six scroll candlearms and central branch, each terminating in foliage and latticework cast socket with detachable nozzle, marked on foot and branch
    19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high
    328 oz. (10,212 gr.) (2)


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    These candelabra are based on a design by Christian Heinrich Ingermann, who supplied much of the silver for the court of Augustus III of Saxony. A similar pair to the present examples was sold Christie's New York, 22 May 2008, lot 78.

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