For a similar set of four candlesticks by Outrebon, Paris, 1753 with slightly more elaborately chased bases, see The Bute Collection, Christie's, London, 3 July 1996, lot 93. The design of these candlesticks in England throughout the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It was copied by Paul Crespin in 1736 and 1749 (see E. A. Jones, Catalogue of the Collection of Old English Plate of William Francis Farrer, London, 1924, p. 134 and Christie's New York, 17 April 1996, lot 175, respectively). Eliza Godfrey used the same model in 1758 (The Bute Collection, op. cit., lot 94) and Paul Storr as late as 1836 (Christie's New York, 17 October 1996, lot 234).