THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A PAIR OF ENGLISH REGENCY GILT BRONZE, CITRINE AND CUT GLASS TEMPLE CANDLESTICKS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
height 13 ½ in.; width of base 4 ¼ in.
34.5 cm; 11 cm
In good condition, with a few replaced drops and very small scattered chips, particularly to the glass columns. Very minor rubbing and stains to gilding.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Mallett, London, 1990
Comparable pairs of 'Temple of Love' candlesticks were sold Christie's New York, 22 January 2016, lot 156, and Christie's New York, 11 June 2010, lot 234.