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PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Victorian silver seven-light candelabrum centerpiece, E. E. J. & W. Barnard, London, 1845
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Lot. Vendu 31,250 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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236

PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Victorian silver seven-light candelabrum centerpiece, E. E. J. & W. Barnard, London, 1845
Estimation
20 00030 000
Lot. Vendu 31,250 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Celebration of the English Country House

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A Victorian silver seven-light candelabrum centerpiece, E. E. J. & W. Barnard, London, 1845
the triform base with massive shellwork supports below scrolls, draped with festoons, with presentation inscription on one side, bas-reliefs of Homer reciting and of Apollo and Marsyas, all supporting three figures of Apollo, an American Indian, and a recumbant Homer by a classical lamp, foliate scroll stem spreading into an open framework of foliate branches with flower-chased sconces, detachable nozzles
height 32in.
81.3cm
337oz
10,481g
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Provenance

Henry Bosanquet, Esq., of the Eastern Railways Co.
Victor Niederhoffer collection, sold
Sotheby's, New York, December 15, 1998, lot 126

Description

The inscription reads, ``Presented to Henry Bosanquet, Esqr., on his resigning of the office of the Eastern Counties Railway Company, as a mark of their Esteem and in admiration of the Zeal, Honor, and impartiality with which he discharged the duties of his office during a period of Ten Years, by his colleagues...11 Feby 1846.''
The arms are those of Bosanquet.

A Celebration of the English Country House

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New York