26 January 2010,
Price realised USD 2,125
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A GROUP OF FOUR BRASS CANDLESTICKS
LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Including one Queen Anne, circa 1705, of Huguenot form with foliate panels, a Queen Anne by Skinner's Company, circa 1710, and two William and Mary, circa 1690, one impressed 'I.B' and possibly French, the other paktong with paneled nozzle and raised molded base, silver forms
The largest 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high (4)
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A pair of candlesticks signed by Skinner's and of the same form as this example is illustrated in R. Gentle, English Domestic Brass, p. 115, pl. 21 and 21A.
This lot is offered without reserve.
The foliate paneled example and larger William and Mary example: With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.
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