A SET OF FOUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AFTER A THOMAS GERMAIN MODEL, MID 18TH CENTURY
A SET OF FOUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AFTER A THOMAS GERMAIN MODEL, MID 18TH CENTURY
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A SET OF FOUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AFTER A THOMAS GERMAIN MODEL, MID 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 USD

A SET OF FOUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AFTER A THOMAS GERMAIN MODEL, MID 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 USD

Lot Sold:8,125USD

Lot Details

Description

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, MIAMI


A SET OF FOUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AFTER A THOMAS GERMAIN MODEL, MID 18TH CENTURY


decorated with fluting, entrelac, and ribbon-tied reeded borders, the shoulders with rams’ heads above husk swags

apparently unmarked, the nozzles by Garrards, London, 1845, the bases engraved with weights No 1 / 37-12; No 2 / 36=6; No 3 / 37=2; No 4 / 37=15

149 oz 5 dwt

4646 g

height 11½ in.

29.3 cm

Condition Report

All with base rims dented, some surface wear, otherwise good.


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.

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

Compare with a pair of candlesticks by Thomas Germain from the Penthièvre-Orléans service, illustrated in Christiane Perrin, François Thomas Germain, orfèvre des rois, p. 93 in the Musée des Arts Decoratifs. Other variants are in the Danish Royal collection.

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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