Pair of George III Sterling Silver Candlesticks
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
- Date / Time :
- July 15, 2016 10:00AM
Pair of George III Sterling Silver Candlesticks, Birmingham, 1809-10, Matthew Boulton, maker, each with an urn-form sconce, removable bobeche (one later, silver-plate), on a tapering stem terminating in a weighted circular foot, ht. 13 3/8 in.
Provenance: The Estate of Hugh Trumbull Adams, to benefit the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Collections Acquisitions Fund.
One bobeche a silver-plate replacement with wear through plated surface (copper showing through). Light surface wear throughout (minor loss to crispness), scattered very minor (unobtrusive) nicks and abrasions. One candlestick bent slightly. Lacquered.
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