ROYAL: A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER LARGE TABLE CANDLESTICKS, SIMON LE SAGE, LONDON, 1759
ROYAL: A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER LARGE TABLE CANDLESTICKS, SIMON LE SAGE, LONDON, 1759
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Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

ROYAL: A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER LARGE TABLE CANDLESTICKS, SIMON LE SAGE, LONDON, 1759

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

ROYAL: A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER LARGE TABLE CANDLESTICKS, SIMON LE SAGE, LONDON, 1759

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:20,000USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

ROYAL: A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER LARGE TABLE CANDLESTICKS, SIMON LE SAGE, LONDON, 1759


with gadroon borders, the well and the nozzle engraved with the Royal Arms and initials GR

marked on bases and with scratch weights No. 8 / 35=4 and No. 9 / 35=9, one nozzle with lion passant only and engraved No. 8, the other nozzle unmarked

70 oz

2177 g

height 11¼ in.

28.6 cm

Condition Report

The unmarked nozzle with replaced sleeve. Otherwise, in good condition with minor surface nicks.


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Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

Like his father John Hugh Le Sage to whom he was apprenticed in 1742, Simon Le Sage was subordinate Goldsmith to the King circa 1754-59. Parts of this commission, probably marking the accession of the new King have appeared at auction. A salver was sold Parke Bernet, March 20, 1970, lot 87 from the Collection of Eugene Widener Dixon, a treasury inkstand Sotheby’s New York, April 9, 2009, lot 268, and a set of five condiment vases Sotheby’s New York, April 16, 2019, lot 285.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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