21 October 2005
A PAIR OF BALTIC ORMOLU, BLUE GLASS AND WHITE MARBLE CANDLESTICKS
Each with a bulbous body between foliate clasps and surmounted by a floral nozzle with removable circular drip-pan, on a waisted part-fluted foot and stepped spreading base with pearled rim, the underside of both with brown label with gold writing 'COL.F.SHIPP', with white label printed 'SHIPP ACC.', one with label numbered '2530', the base of both inscribed in black ink '62.24.165a' and '62.24.165b', respectively, one with red inscription 'B-25'
11 in. (28 cm.) high (2)
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PROPERTY FROM THE ACKLAND ART MUSEUM, THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL, SOLD TO BENIFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
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