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    Sale 7628

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

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 200

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF WILLIAM CAFE, LONDON, 1762

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF WILLIAM CAFE, LONDON, 1762
    Each on stepped square base with gadrooned border, the knopped stem terminating in spool shaped socket, each with detachable nozzles, engraved with a crest, each marked underneath, on socket and on nozzle
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high
    25 oz. (764 gr.)
    The crest is that of Culverwell as granted to Rev. Samuel Culverwell (d.1613) of Cherry Burton, near Beverley, co. York. (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY