A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II CAST SILVER CANDLESTICKS
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A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II CAST SILVER CANDLESTICKS

MARK OF JOHN SWIFT, LONDON, ONE PAIR 1747, THE OTHER PAIR 1748

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A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II CAST SILVER CANDLESTICKS
MARK OF JOHN SWIFT, LONDON, ONE PAIR 1747, THE OTHER PAIR 1748
On stepped shaped square bases with rococo corners, the columns chased with trailing flowers, the detachable nozzles with conforming rococo corners, rocaille decoration to the shoulders, engraved with coat of arms to the domed bases of columns, repeated on the nozzles
10¼ in. high (26 cm.)
115 oz. (3622 gm.)

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The arms are for Watson impaling Buller for the marriage in 1741 of Rear Admiral Charles Watson, R.N. (died in the East Indies, 1757) to Rebecca Buller of Morval, South Cornwall
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