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26 October 2016, 10:00 BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1031: A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND CHEQUER-BANDED ADJUSTABLE CANDLESTICK STANDS, CIRCA 1775 |(53 views)
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Estimate: £600 - £900
Description: together with two pairs of George III brass mounted mahogany candlesticks, the larger pair turned and fluted and the smaller pair turned and reeded (6)
Overall in fair condition. The candlestands with filer and minor loses to the boxwood chequer banding. The stem of one tray with a repaired break. The bases with cracks and old repairs. One with a loose stem. Some ring marks to the top. The candleticks generally good with variations to colour. With a repairs and breaks to some of the stems and base. A reeded example with one loose nozzle.
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Dimensions: the largest pair of candlesticks 37.5cm. high; 1ft. 2¾in.
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