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Sale 1905 Lot 897

Two Pairs of George III Sterling Silver Candlesticks

hallmarked London, one pair 1782-1783, by John Schofield, the other 1797-1798, by Henry Chawner and John Eames, each with a tapering fluted standard above a steeply domed base and surmounted by a fluted inverted bell-form nozzle with detachable bobeche, the whole with delicate beaded banding.
h. 11-1/2", dia. 5-3/8"; 63.48 total t. oz.

Estimate $4,000-7,000

**A beautiful quartet in very good condition, with no issues noted other than minor surface wear commensurate with age. Each piece fully hallmarked on the interior basal edge; the bobeches identically part-marked. The marks on the underside are very good, those on the bobeches are worn. Each candlestick is identically engraved on the underside "A.Y." with scratch weight: 16:14, 16:15, 16:16 and 17:2. Not weighted or filled.

Sold for $4,750
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