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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 588

    A SET OF FOUR RUSSIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF ALEXANDER YASHINKOV, ST PETERSBURG, 1801

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR RUSSIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF ALEXANDER YASHINKOV, ST PETERSBURG, 1801
    Each on circular base with milled band, the tapering stem with foliage calyx, the vase-shaped socket with detachable nozzle, each engraved on the base and nozzle with a crest below a baron's coronet, each marked underneath
    11¼ in. (28.3 cm.) high
    86 oz. (2,678 gr.)
    The crest is that of FitzHerbert for Alleyne FitzHerbert, 1st Baron St. Helens (1753-1839). (4)


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired by Alleyne FitzHerbert, 1st Baron St. Helens while Ambassador to St. Petersburg