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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 537

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF JOHN CARTER, LONDON, 1771 AND 1774

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF JOHN CARTER, LONDON, 1771 AND 1774
    Each with beaded square base decorated with grotesque masks and swags, the fluted stems terminating in Corinthian capital sockets, each with a detachable nozzle, the base and nozzle each engraved with a crest, marked near foot and on nozzle, the sockets of two further engraved with a scratchweight '12"4' and '12"8', filled
    12½ in. (31.6 cm.) high (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN