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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 640

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI SILVER THREE-LIGHT CANDLEABRA

    MARK OF JACQUES-CHARLES MONGENOT, PARIS, 1779 AND 1780

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    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI SILVER THREE-LIGHT CANDLEABRA
    MARK OF JACQUES-CHARLES MONGENOT, PARIS, 1779 AND 1780
    Each on circular base fluted and with band of laurel and berries, the stem fluted and with beading and stiff leaves, the candlearms each applied with foliage and with spool shaped socket with an integral drip pan, with central vase-shaped finial with applied foliage and floral swags, with later plated nozzles, marked underneath the base, inside foot rim, underneath five drip pans and inside five sockets, the outside edge of the foot, the candlearm and the edge of five drip pans each marked with the décharge of Henry Clavel, the outside edge of the foot and the candlearm each marked with later French tax marks, one drip pan and socket and one finial replaced
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high
    126 oz. (3,906 gr.) (2)


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