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A pair of George II silver candlesticks, Peter Archambo, London, 1744
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
2131
A pair of George II silver candlesticks, Peter Archambo, London, 1744
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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A pair of George II silver candlesticks, Peter Archambo, London, 1744
in high rococo style, heavily cast with ruffled shells, scrolls and flowers, the bases and nozzles engraved with monogram MM, crest and motto, the base with another crest
marked inside base rims, with scratch weights on bases 28=18 and 27=18 and nozzles 2=15 and 2=12
height 10 1/8 in.
26 cm
61 oz 10 dwt
1909.5 g
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Literature

George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 15.

Catalogue Note

One crest and  motto is that of Montgomery of Broomlands, Co  Ayr.

A matching pair of the same year  with the same crest  but  of smaller size was sold Sotheby’s, London, January  26 1967 lot 157,

Illustrated in The Sotheby’s Directory of Silver p. 190, no. 798

The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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New York