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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 182

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT CAST FIGURAL CANDLESTICKS IN MID-18TH CENTURY STYLE,

    MARK OF SAMUEL WHITFORD, LONDON, 1873,

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT CAST FIGURAL CANDLESTICKS IN MID-18TH CENTURY STYLE,
    MARK OF SAMUEL WHITFORD, LONDON, 1873,
    The columns modelled as male figure with naked torso, supporting foliate-embellished capitals on triangular stands, the lower part of the columns tapering & fluted below the draped clothing of the male figure gathered round his waist, descending to hexafoil bases decorated in relief with three dolphins & three masks, the fixed nozzles with gadroon rims, 10 3/8 in. high (26.4 cm.), 56 oz. (2)


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