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A MAGNIFICENT REGENCY SILVER TEN-LIGHT CANDELABRUM CENTERPIECE

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A MAGNIFICENT REGENCY SILVER TEN-LIGHT CANDELABRUM CENTERPIECE MARK OF PAUL STORR FOR RUNDELL BRIDGE AND RUNDELL, LONDON, 1814 On a triangular plinth resting on lion's feet with foliate terminal, the apron cast with acanthus leaves, the stem formed as a palm tree flanked by three male figures of highlanders in Scottish dress standing on a plinth resting on three greyhounds, the tree canopy supporting the ten-light leaf-capped scrolling branches each terminating in fluted socket numbered 1 to 10, the drip-pans cast with stiff leaves, the plinth applied with three coats-of-arms and the base engraved on three sides with inscription, the plain detachable nozzles each engraved with a crest and Marquess' coronet and numbered 1 to 10, marked throughout and stamped on plinth RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCIPIS WALLIAE REGENTIS BRITANNIAS 40 in. (102 cm.) high 842 oz. 15 dwt. (26,214 gr.) The inscription on the base reads 'To The Most Noble GEORGE MARQUIS of HUNTLY, BARON GORDON . . . His Majesty's Lieutenant of Aberdeen Shire from The Deputy Lieutenants of the County in testimony of their sincere Esteem and Respect 11th December 1813', 'Dóm Uasal Oirdheire DEORSA MARCUS HUNNTAIDH, BARON GORDON . Ard Fhlath ionaid na Righ Mhórdhachd air Siorramachd Obairreadhain FHLAITHIBH - IONAID NA SIORRAMACHD a thaisbeanadh am FIOR-MHEASA 'S AN CRRAIM, Ant aon la deug don Deichmhios. 1813' and with further classical Greek inscription. Provenance Presented to General George Gordon, Marquess of Huntly (1770-1836), later 5th Duke of Gordon, by the Deputy Lieutenants of Aberdeenshire to commemorate his marriage on 11 December 1813 to Elizabeth (1794-1864), daughter of Alexander Brodie of Arnhall, bequeathed to his widow, Elizabeth, Duchess of Gordon (1794-1864), daughter of Alexander Brodie, then by bequest to her first cousin's son, William Brodie, 22nd Brodie of Brodie (1799-1873), Brodie Castle, Forres, then by descent to his grandson, Ian, 24th Brodie of Brodie (1868-1943), Brodie Castle, Forres, then by bequest to his widow, Violet Brodie of Brodie (1979-1958), Brodie Castle, Forres, Anonymous sale [Mrs Violet Brodie]; Christie's, London, 18 June 1951, lot 43, (£400 to Shrubsole). Anonymous sale: Sotheby's, New York, 14 April 1999, lot 216. The Chen Collection; Lyon and Turnbull, London, 23 November 2008, Lot 152.

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: The Exceptional Sale
Auktionsdatum: 29.10.2019
Adresse: Christie's
New York