• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 169

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER SIX-LIGHT CANDLEABRA

    MARK OF ROBERT GAINSFORD, SHEFFIELD, 1830, SOME NOZZLES MARKED FOR GEORGE FOX, LONDON, 1871

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER SIX-LIGHT CANDLEABRA
    MARK OF ROBERT GAINSFORD, SHEFFIELD, 1830, SOME NOZZLES MARKED FOR GEORGE FOX, LONDON, 1871
    Each on a tricorn base with three hairy paw feet, the fluted stem part acanthus leaf clad, the six arms each reeded and decorated with flowers and foliage, with a central finial cast as an eagle with its wings outstretched, marked on base, on central branch, on each socket, on each nozzle and on finial
    28 in. (71 cm.) high (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY