13 - 14 June 2002
A pair of George III silver candlesticks
Mark of William Cafe, London, 1763
Each baluster form, on square stepped base, with gadrooned borders and spirally-flited bands, with spool-shaped sockets, the detachable nozzles each shaped square, spirally-fluted with gadrooned and wave border, the sockets engraved with a crest surmounted by a coronet, marked on bases, one socket, and nozzles
10½in. (26.7cm.) high
The crest is that of Thomas, 3rd Viscount Weymouth, later 1st Marquess of Bath (1734-1796). (2)
Thomas, 3rd Viscount Weymouth and later 1st Marquess of Bath (1734-1796) and by descent to
John Alexander, 4th Marquess of Bath (1831-1896) Longleat, Wiltshire and by descent at Longleat
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1896 Inventory, (2nd Marquess' Heirlooms), Plate, 'Pair of 10½" square ditti (candlesticks) on square stepped bases chased rope and scroll edges'.
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