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A pair of Victorian silver-plated candelabra and a silver-plated and enamel centerpiece, Elkington & Co., Birmingham, 1872 and circa
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190
A pair of Victorian silver-plated candelabra and a silver-plated and enamel centerpiece, Elkington & Co., Birmingham, 1872 and circa
Estimate
7,00010,000
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A pair of Victorian silver-plated candelabra and a silver-plated and enamel centerpiece, Elkington & Co., Birmingham, 1872 and circa
in Egyptian revival style, the pair of four-light candelabra on tri-form bases with paw feet supporting three sphinxes, the stem formed as a three-handled amphora, the centerpiece on paw feet and with stylized foliate decoration enameled in red, blue and black, the base supporting three classical female figures holding a globe, wheat sheaf and scythe, and laurel branches, with detachable later bowl
one candelabrum marked on base rim, the other applied on base with tag "Published by Elkington 1866" and engraved with diamond mark, the centerpiece applied on base with tag "Published by Elkington 753"
height of candelabra 22 1/2 in., height of centerpiece 18 in.
57.2 cm, 45.7 cm
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Catalogue Note

The centerpiece is a variant of ones from Elkington's celebrated "Pompeian" dessert service for the London International Exhibition of 1862; a pair of candelabra following the same source is lot 174 of the current sale.

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