London, South Kensington
30 May 2001
A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
MARK OF ROBERTS, CLAYTON & EMERY, SHEFFIELD, 1813
each domed circular base decorated with part fluting as well as a gadrooned band, with circular stems and a fluted sconce, with a detachable gadrooned nozzle - 16.7cm (6 1/2 in).
See Plate 4 (2)
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