RARE PAIR OF GEORGE III SWIRL-BASE BRASS CANDLESTICKS
England, circa 1760
Item # C104015
A superb pair of George III candlesticks with removable candle wells and swollen swirl-knopped baluster stems over a fine swirl-base. For a similar example, see Eloy Koldeweij The English Candlestick 1425-1925, 2001, Cat 134. p. 150.
Provenance: Christies, London, October 30 2012, Sale 7855, Lot 169, achieved 2125 GBP [$ 3465 USD at 10/30/12 market exchange rate of 1.6082] Private Collector, Virginia, acquired from the above
Measurements: 9 1/8" H x 4 1/2" diameter
Condition Report: Exceptional original condition with minor surface wear.
Rare and Fine Pair of George III Swirl-Base Brass Candlesticks, England circa 1760