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A pair of German silver candlesticks
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A pair of German silver candlesticks

MARK OF JOHANN GEORGE HOSSAUER, BERLIN, 1829

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A pair of German silver candlesticks
Mark of Johann George Hossauer, Berlin, 1829
Each fluted baluster shaped, on shaped square base, with conforming detachable nozzle, the foot-rim engraved with initial W with Royal Prussian crown above for Prince Wilhelm, later Emperor Wilhelm I, each marked on foot-rim, also stamped '15 löth'
8¼in. (21cm.) high
23oz. (722gr.) (2)
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Another pair of candlesticks from the same service are in the Stiftung Stadtmuseum, Berlin and are illustrated in M. Jonas, Gold und Silber für den Köing, Johann George Hossauer (1794-1874) Goldschmied Sr. Majestät des Köigs, Berlin, 1998, cat. no. 2. Sixteen candlesticks were sold at Kunsthaus Vogel, Dusseldorf, 2 May 1982, lot 90.
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