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Three Brass Candlesticks, Two Small Colored Glass Items, and a Silver Plated Desk Set

Auction:
2509
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Three Brass Candlesticks, Two Small Colored Glass Items, and a Silver Plated Desk Set, 18th to early 20th century, a near pair of c. 1740 English brass petal-base candlesticks, a c. 1575 Dutch "Capstan" candlestick, a cobalt blown molded perfume bottle with pewter screw cap, and a pressed amethyst glass salt, together with an early 19th century glass and silver plated desk set made in England, (imperfections), ht. 1-7 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-250

pr. c'sticks- voth with a solder repair on lower shaft, dents and small splits around candlecup petals; Capstan c'stick- scattered small pitting, few small splits on middrip pan; cobalt perfume-a few small lip chips under cap; amethyst salt- several small rim chips; desk set- several small chips ti edgs of glass inkwells.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Candlestick, Capstan, Cobalt, Ferromagnetic materials, Inkwell, Pewter

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