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

MARK OF JOHN SWIFT, LONDON, 1740

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A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS
MARK OF JOHN SWIFT, LONDON, 1740
Each on square base with canted corners, applied on each side with a mask within foliage, the tapering stems applied with trailing foliage and terminating in a spool shaped socket, each marked underneath, three further marked on socket
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
65 oz. (2,023 gr.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Shapiro Auctions, Sydney, 15 October 2003, lot 473.
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