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A SET OF THREE PERUVIAN SILVER CANDELABRA
A SET OF THREE PERUVIAN SILVER CANDELABRA

COLLAO REGION, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A SET OF THREE PERUVIAN SILVER CANDELABRA Collao region, early 19th century The pair of two-light and single three-light candelabra each with domed, shaped square base, the standard formed as an openwork crown supporting a foliate-clad globe with seated lion and Indian warrior, the branches formed as serpents supporting birds and flowers, the cylindrical sconces with everted nozzles chased with flowers, the two-light candelabra each with owner's stamp J.Z. on base, apparently unmarked The three-light 21½in. (54.5cm.) high, the two-light 20½in. (52cm.) high; 225oz. 10dwt. (7023gr.) (3)

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A pair of virtually identical candelabra is illustrated in José Antonio del Busto Duthurburu, Peruvian Silverwork, 1996, p. 257, figs. 223 and 225.

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