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A VICTORIAN MASSIVE SILVER EIGHT-LIGHT CANDLEABRUM CENTREPIECE
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A VICTORIAN MASSIVE SILVER EIGHT-LIGHT CANDLEABRUM CENTREPIECE

MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH AND WILLIAM NICHOLSON, LONDON, 1857

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A VICTORIAN MASSIVE SILVER EIGHT-LIGHT CANDLEABRUM CENTREPIECE
MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH AND WILLIAM NICHOLSON, LONDON, 1857
The square shaped base on four openwork leaf-capped bun feet, each side with a cartouche, one applied with cast shield with an engraved crest, another with an engraved crest and motto and two cast and chased with agricultural motifs, one depicting a steam tractor, the stem modelled as a ribbon-tied wheat sheaf, further applied with beans and clover, with four detachable arms, each with two vine decorated sockets, with a detachable architectural finial applied with four cast seated figures emblematic of peace, commerce, plenty and agriculture, all capped with a detachable cupola, fully marked, the cupola apparently unmarked
39½ in. (100.5 cm.) high
475 oz. (14,758 gr.)
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