ALEX GEORGE STYLES for GARRARD: A set of four silver candlesticks marks for Garrard & Co Ltd, London 1978, also engraved Des A G Styles  (4)
Lot 136
ALEX GEORGE STYLES for GARRARD: A set of four silver candlesticks marks for Garrard & Co Ltd, London 1978, also engraved Des A G Styles (4)
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,855) inc. premium
Lot Details
ALEX GEORGE STYLES for GARRARD: A set of four silver candlesticks
marks for Garrard & Co Ltd, London 1978, also engraved Des A G Styles
Plain cylindrical drip pan the sconces centred on the inside, the plain slender elongated tubular stems issuing form plain square bases, height 27.7cm, weight 43oz. (4)

Footnotes

  • Alex Styles was born in 1922. He studied at the Gravesend School of Art under Reynell Huyshe and at the Central School of Arts and Crafts. Styles career began in 1947. His first works were executed by Wakely and Wheeler. After the a meeting with Bertie Pittmann led Styles to becoming a staff designer for the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company. In 1952 joined Garrard & Co. when the two companies merged. Styles had a long career with Garrard, retiring in 1987.
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