5 July 2000
A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
Maker's mark of John Parker and Edward Wakelin, London, 1760/1762
Each on square base with guilloche band, rising to a knopped baluster stem with similar bands and surmounted by an vase-shaped socket with band of leaves, the square nozzles with guilloche band, one side of base engraved with a coat-of-arms in rococo cartouche, one side of nozzle engraved with a crest, marked under bases, on sockets and nozzles, also with inventory numbers and scratchweights: 'No. 1 33=12, No. 2 34=4, No. 3 32=4, No. 4 32=12'.
105/8in. (27cm.) high
127ozs. (3,975gr.) (4)
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