19 May 1997,
Price realised CHF 6,900
CHF 5,000 - CHF 7,000
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV SILVER CANDLESTICKS
Lille, circa 1740, maker's mark INB
Each on shaped hexafoil foot, with stepped domed centre, the shaped hexafoil stem chased with three shells on matting and with baluster knop and vase-shaped socket above, engraved with a coat-of-arms beneath a coronet within foliate cartouche, marked on bases and sockets
25.7 cm. (10 1/8 in.) high
1222 gr. (39 oz.) (2)
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The coat-of-arms is that of Sabran for Jean-Honoré, Count de Sabran, officier de galères, Premier Chambellan de Son Altesse Royale le Duc d'Orléans, Régent du Royaume.
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