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Four George II Sterling Silver Candlesticks

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Four George II Sterling Silver Candlesticks, London, each with engraved armorial or coat of arms to foot; a pair, 1751-52, by John Preist, bobeches with worn marks and monogram, ht. 8 3/8; the third 1751-52, with maker's mark "WH," bobeche unmarked, ht. 8; and the fourth 1746-47, by William Gould, bobeche unmarked, ht. 8 in., approx. 63.0 troy oz. total.
Estimate $1,500-3,000

Surface wear to all sticks, with minor abrasions, pitting, a a few minor pinprick dents. One John Priest stick with slight wobble. Bobeches with some minor dents and abrasions.


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.

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William Gould, John Preist, London

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