Description

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    John Cafe, London, England, 1748-1749
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), J.C under crown, n
    10-1/4 x 6-1/8 x 6-1/8 inches (26.0 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm)
    69.45 troy ounces

    The pair of cast and chased baluster form candlesticks with swirling floral, scroll and wave decoration on shaped cast bases with similar decoration, engraved crest. Later related nozzles by Joseph Craddock and William Ker Reid, London, 1821-1822.


    Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000.

    Condition Report*:

    small split to base of one, minor surface scratching, denting to cups, rubbing to engraved crests

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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