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A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CANDLESTICKS WITH A SET ...

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Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$47,871 - US$79,785
Price realised:  £32,450
ca. US$51,780
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A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CANDLESTICKS WITH A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER-GILT TWO-LIGHT BRANCHES
THE CANDLESTICKS WITH MARK OF EDWARD FELINE, LONDON, 1743, THE BRANCHES WITH MARK OF JONATHAN ALLEINE, LONDON, TWO 1768 AND TWO CIRCA 1768
A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CANDLESTICKS WITH A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER-GILT TWO-LIGHT BRANCHES THE CANDLESTICKS WITH MARK OF EDWARD FELINE, LONDON, 1743, THE BRANCHES WITH MARK OF JONATHAN ALLEINE, LONDON, TWO 1768 AND TWO CIRCA 1768 Each on shaped square base chased with diaperwork and applied with masks, the stem with square octagonal baluster, chased with portrait medallions and with spool-shaped socket, the detachable scroll branches terminating in spool-shaped sockets above wax-pans, with central berry finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked under base, on two sockets and on each branch, two with maker's mark only four times, two arms engraved with scratchweights '34=13' and '33=13' 14 in. (33 cm.) high 249 oz. 2 dwt. (7,746 gr.) The arms are those of Lamb impaling Coke for Matthew Lamb (1705-1768), later created a baronet in 1755, and his wife Charlotte, daughter of the Rt. Hon. Thomas Coke (d.1727), whom he married in 1740. (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012
Address: Christie's
27-28 November 2012, London, King Street