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AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
MARK OF PHILIP RUNDELL, LONDON, 1820, RETAILED BY RUNDELL, BRIDGE AND RUNDELL, BASED ON THE DESIGNS OF JOHN FLAXMAN, MODELLED BY EDWARD HODGES BAILY
AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA MARK OF PHILIP RUNDELL, LONDON, 1820, RETAILED BY RUNDELL, BRIDGE AND RUNDELL, BASED ON THE DESIGNS OF JOHN FLAXMAN, MODELLED BY EDWARD HODGES BAILY Each on circular base with fruiting grapevine border, the stem cast as Orpheus resting against fruiting grapvines as he is struck by Cupid with an arrow, the three branches each terminating in a grapevine cast socket and wax-pan, the base applied with a coat-of-arms, the sockets and wax-pans each engraved with two crests, marked on base, on branches, sockets, wax-pans and applied coats-of-arms, the bases further stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS LONDINI' 24 in. (61 cm.) high 423 oz. (13,151 gr.) The arms are those of Russell quartering Watts with those of Watts in pretence for Jesse Watts-Russell (1786-1875) of Ilam Hall, Staffordshire. (2)

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Glass, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Auktionsdatum: 07.06.2011
Adresse: Christie's
7 June 2011, London, King Street