31 juillet 2011

George II & George III silver candlesticks

A pair of George II silver cast candlesticks, by Paul de Lamerie, London 1735. photo Bonhams the spool-shaped capitals with reeded band, the inverted baluster and knop stems with concave flutes to each side and lobes to shoulder, each terminating in a shaped square base with sunken well, height 17.6cm, weight 27.62oz. (2). Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, € 17,000 - 23,000 - Unsold. A set of four George III silver Corinthian column candlesticks, maker's mark script TH or IH script, for detail of mark see A. Grimwade, numbers... [Lire la suite]