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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 222

    TWO PAIRS OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    ONE PAIR MARK OF MATTHEW COOPER I, LONDON, 1731; THE OTHER PAIR JOSEPH BIRD, LONDON, 1730

    Price Realised  

    TWO PAIRS OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    ONE PAIR MARK OF MATTHEW COOPER I, LONDON, 1731; THE OTHER PAIR JOSEPH BIRD, LONDON, 1730
    Each on shaped stepped square base with incurved corners, baluster shaped knopped stem with spool-form socket, the 1730 pair engraved H on base with scratchweights 12"7 and 12"1, each marked on base
    Each 6½ in. (16.6 cm.) high; 48 oz. 10 dwt. (1511 gr.) (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY SOLD TO BENEFIT THE HENRY FRANCIS DU PONT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM