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Johann Christoph Dentwett I & John Jakob Adam Two silver German chamber candlesticks
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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Johann Christoph Dentwett I & John Jakob Adam Two silver German chamber candlesticks
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Johann Christoph Dentwett I & John Jakob Adam Two silver German chamber candlesticks
the first, shaped moulded rim on three scroll feet,  5cm, 2in high ; the second, modelled as leaf and rose bud, ring thumbpiece, 12cm, 4 3/4 in long
5cm, 2in high and 12cm, 4 3/4 in long
146.1gr, 4oz 12dwt
Augsburg,  1721-1729 and 1777-1779 respectively
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Literature

Exh. Cat. Couven-Museum Aachen, 2003, no.93 &175

Catalogue Note

Johann Christian Drentwett I, son of a goldsmith Philipp Jakob Drentwett III, was born in 1686. He became a master goldsmith in 1718.  His first wife was Ursula Sturm, and his second, whom he married in 1725, was Catharina Benz. He held various positions in the guild between 1746 and 1752, and died in 1763.
Johann Jakob Adam was born in Memmingen in 1720, the son of the Augsburg goldsmith, Elias Adam. He became a master goldsmith in 1748 and, a year later, married Anna Susanna, the daughter of goldsmith Johann Jakob Baur IV. He was elected Geschaumeister (warden) of the guild of goldsmiths in 1762 and 1764, and died in 1791.

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