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An English jewel-mounted silver Hanukah lamp, designed by Anthony Elson, London, 1990
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88
An English jewel-mounted silver Hanukah lamp, designed by Anthony Elson, London, 1990
Estimation
20 00030 000
Lot. Vendu 25,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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An English jewel-mounted silver Hanukah lamp, designed by Anthony Elson, London, 1990
broken arch pediment mounted with a crown set with rubies and pearls, above triple arches, the center with servant light, flanked by chased urns of flowers each set with five diamonds, the lamps with detachable cover engraved with tiling, all on four paw feet
fully marked and inscribed No. 4, in fitted display case
height 11 in.
28 cm
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Description

Anthony Gordon Elson was born in Worthing, Sussex in 1935, worked for William Comyns Ltd. in 1964-1968, bought Blunt & Wray, an ecclesiastical manufacturer, which he sold in 1981, then set up Silversmiths Workshop in Clerkenwell, later moved to Sussex, designing silver for Garrards and others. The Goldsmiths' Co. has a jug of 1970 and a cigarette case of 1974. He became chairman of the Council of Crafts at the Goldsmiths' Co. and executed commissions for the City of London, London Stock Exchange, city livery companies, universities, cathedrals, and the King of Nepal.

Important Judaica, including a Distinguished Private Collection

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New York