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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 411

    JUDAICA: A SILVER SIX-LIGHT SABBATH CANDELABRUM

    MAKER'S MARK OF 'SPECZ' AND A '13' STANDARD MARK WITH A CROWN ABOVE, PROBABLY HUNGARIAN, MID-19TH CENTURY

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    JUDAICA: A SILVER SIX-LIGHT SABBATH CANDELABRUM
    MAKER'S MARK OF 'SPECZ' AND A '13' STANDARD MARK WITH A CROWN ABOVE, PROBABLY HUNGARIAN, MID-19TH CENTURY
    The tapering faceted column supporting five foliate-scroll branches, centred by a sixth light, all with wide saucer-shaped drip pans and fluted capitals, applied with stylised rosettes below the branches, upon a pedestal foot with chased acanthus leaf border, the column and the panelled sides of the pedestal engraved with swags and tassels, the pedestal incorporating a cartouche engraved in Hebrew lettering with the owner's name
    19¼ in. (49 cm.) high
    gross weight 74 oz. (2296 gr.)


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    The inscription on the cartouche reads, 'Hannah Fishman'.

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