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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    A Pair Of Silver Five-Light Candelabra

    MARKED NICHOLLS & PLINCKE, WORKMASTER'S MARK 'PK', ST. PETERSBURG, 1870

    Price Realised  

    A Pair Of Silver Five-Light Candelabra
    Marked Nicholls & Plincke, workmaster's mark 'PK', St. Petersburg, 1870
    Each on a stepped circular base hung with chased ribbon-tied floral garlands, on four rosette-set bracket feet, the stem formed as a fully modeled putto seated on a naturalistic base clutching bulrushes and a leaf-wrapped stalk, issuing five scrolling branches with leaf-capped sockets, marked under bases
    25 in. (63.5 cm.) high
    342 oz. (5,321 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Leona M. Helmseley