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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF RENE-PIERRE FERRIER, PARIS, 1778

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF RENE-PIERRE FERRIER, PARIS, 1778
    Each on shaped circular stepped base with ovolo and swirling flutes, rising to a knopped and panelled stem and sockets with ovolo bands, marked under base, inside socket and on footrim; with charge and discharge marks of Fouache and Compant
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high; 38 oz. (1186 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 11 April 1995, lot 144.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE GERALD J. KOERNER TRUST