London, South Kensington
14 March 2006
A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV BRASS CANDLESTICKS
PROBABLY BY THOMAS ABBOTT, CIRCA 1835
Modelled as figures of storks wearing crowns about their necks, supporting the candle sockets and drip pans in their beaks on naturalistic bases cast with rocaille
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high (2)
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These candlesticks are possibly by the Birmingham brass-manufacturer, Thomas Abbott.
Candlesticks of this model were sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 10 November 2005, lot 577.
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