A GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT SIX-LIGHT TABLE CENTREPIECE/CANDELABRUM, PAUL STORR FOR STORR & MORTIMER, LONDON, 1824
the triform base on three boldly embellished shell feet, each side with a cartouche enclosing armorials or a crest, the ribbed column terminating in spume and rising from bold acanthus leaves, supporting six anthemion embellished scrolling branches with foliate embellished sconces and drip-pans
69.7cm., 27½in. high
6378gr., 200oz. 5dwt.
Drilled for electricity only visible from undersides, central nozzle with gilt paint or lacquer on shaft, marked throughout, good clear marks, engraving still crisp, general condition good
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An almost identical white example, marked for 1825, was sold from the Muncaster Castle Collection, Sotheby's, London, 9 November 1995, lot 236.