7 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
A VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATED THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRUM
MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., CIRCA 1850
The baluster stem decorated in high relief with foliate scrolls, on conforming shaped circular base, the foliate branches each supporting campana-shaped glass shades and centred by a detachable glass spire, the base engraved with the insignia of the 7th Madras Cavalry
27 in. (68.6 cm.) high
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The 7th Madras Cavalry was part of the army led by Major General Arthur Wellesley (1869-1852), the future Duke of Wellington, which defeated the Mahratta army in the Battle of Assaye in 1803.
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