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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 523

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF WILLIAM ELLIOTT, LONDON, 1830

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF WILLIAM ELLIOTT, LONDON, 1830
    Each shaped circular base cast in the Rococo-style with foliage scrolls and flowers within rocaille, the stem and socket similarly decorated, with detachable nozzles, each marked on foot and on nozzle
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high
    78 oz. (2,430 gr.)
    The initials are those of Louisa Beresford (d.1851) wife firstly of Thomas Hope and secondly of William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford (1768-1854). (2)


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    Provenance

    Louisa, Viscountess Beresford (d.1851) and then by descent (see above).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE DUKE OF ATHOLL
    (Lots 519-525 and 614-616)