A PAIR OF SPANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND A MEXICAN SILVER WAITER, 18TH CENTURY
the candlesticks with beaded borders by Joaquin de Flores, Seville; the waiter on claw-and-ball feet by Diego Gonzalez de la Cueva, Mexico City, circa 1760
height of candlesticks 9 in.; length of waiter 12 in.
22.8 cm; 30.5 cm
One of the candlesticks with dented base so it wobbles slightly. The other with shallow dent to base rim, but steady. The waiter with some creases and dings to center, and one foot dented so it wobbles slightly.
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