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[John Lennon] | A Large Glass Candle Holder From John And Cynthia Lennon's Home Kenwood in Weybridge, Surrey, c. 1967

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Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

[John Lennon] | A Large Glass Candle Holder From John And Cynthia Lennon's Home Kenwood in Weybridge, Surrey, c. 1967

[John Lennon] | A Large Glass Candle Holder From John And Cynthia Lennon's Home Kenwood in Weybridge, Surrey, c. 1967

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,142

GBP

[John Lennon]

A Large Glass Candle Holder From John And Cynthia Lennon’s Home Kenwood in Weybridge, Surrey, c. 1967


the over-sized balloon glass containing a ‘gold’ painted-metal candle holder and ivory coloured wax candle embellished with a transfer of Greek symbols including those for Alpha and Omega

Balloon Glass: 402 x 202mm

Metal candle holder: 30 x 111mm

Candle: 201.4mm high

[with:] a modern print of a photograph by Henry Grossman of the Lennons’ dining room at Kenwood in March 1965 showing the candle holder in situ on the table, 201 x 209mm; two documents of provenance, one a copy of a letter from the family of Ken and Margaret Brunt, haulage contractors for The Beatles between 1967 and 1970, who it is said were given the candle holder by John Lennon

Glass: Two chips on upper rim, one c.10mm wide, the other c.0.5mm wide. Approx six circular marks on the glass body/bowl largest 0.5mm wide, the smallest the size of a pin head. Metal candle holder: majority of paint has flaked off the base to reveal rusting metal beneath, flakes largely still present Candle: with indentation above the base 50mm wide and another at the top 30 mm wide. Candle wick unused. Candle grubby.


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