25 November 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A pair of George II silver candlesticks
Mark of Peter Archambo, London, 1733
Each baluster form on stepped octagonal base, with moulded borders and mid-ribs and spool-shaped sockets, the bases engraved with a coat-of-arms, fully marked under base, the sockets with lion passant, also engraved under base with scratchweights '30=5=x' and '30=5=x'
6½in. (17cm.) high
The arms are those of Bridgeman as born by the Earls of Bradford (2)
Percival D. Griffiths (+); Christie's, London, 15 May 1939, lot 79
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