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A set of four George III silver candlesticks
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A set of four George III silver candlesticks

MARK OF JOHN CARTER, LONDON, 1775, OVERSTRIKING SHEFFIELD MAKER'S MARK AND HALLMARKS

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A set of four George III silver candlesticks
Mark of John Carter, London, 1775, overstriking Sheffield maker's mark and hallmarks
Each baluster form on circular pedestal foot, with guilloche and laurel borders, repoussé and chased with husking, acanthus, urns, ram's masks and laurel garlands, the urn-shaped socket with detachable circular nozzle with guilloche border, the bases and nozzles each engraved with a crest, marked on foot-rim and three nozzles, the bases filled
11in. (28cm.) high
The crest is that of Long, as granted to Thomas Long of Trowbridge, co. Wiltshire in 1561. (4)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
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