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Pair of American Weighted Candlesticks

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$900$900

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 13, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Pair of American Weighted Candlesticks, one with mark of Chatillon & Co., retailer, both marked with George Washington's profile within an oval cartouche, also marked "Pompeiian," with urn-form sconces raised on a tapered cylindrical body with monogram "AFS" within a oval cartouche to one side and a gold-washed medallion of a classical-style woman to the other, raised on a flared foot with weighted base, ht. 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chatillon & Co., George Washington, Ancient Egypt, Cartouche, Ornaments, Visual arts

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