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A fine set of four George II silver table candlesticks, John Hugh Le Sage, London, 1741
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
124
A fine set of four George II silver table candlesticks, John Hugh Le Sage, London, 1741
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A fine set of four George II silver table candlesticks, John Hugh Le Sage, London, 1741
stepped ribbed and fluted bases, baluster vase stems, spool sconces, crested, the later detachable nozzles John Scofield, London, circa 1780
Quantity: 4
24cm, 9 1/2 in high
3060gr, 95oz 8dwt
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Catalogue Note

John Huge Le Sage was probably born at Alençon but emigrated to England, where he became apprentice to Louis Cluny in 1708. He was subsequently made Subordinate Goldsmith to the King under George II. See Sotheby's, London, 3 May 1984, lot 76 for a pair of Le Sage ewers given by George II as a gift to his godson.

A similar set of four candlesticks, John Hugh Le Sage, London, 1743 were sold at Christie's, New York, 26 April 2006, lot 217. 

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