A George II silver chamberstick by John Cafe, London  1757 together with another similar chamberstick (2 + snuffers)
Lot 347
A George II silver chamberstick by John Cafe, London 1757 together with another similar chamberstick (2)
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,003) inc. premium

Lot Details
A George II silver chamberstick by John Cafe, London  1757 together with another similar chamberstick (2 + snuffers)
A George II silver chamberstick
by John Cafe, London 1757
Circular form with leaf-capped flying scroll handle, with detachable unmarked drip-pan and conical snuffer, engraved with a crest, height 11cm, together with a similar George III example, by Ebenezer Coker, London 1768, the circular body with gadrooned rim, the waisted capital with a gadrooned band and an unmarked drip-pan, with later conical snuffer and flying scroll handle, engraved with a crest, height 9.5cm, weight 23oz. (2)

Footnotes

  • On the former part of the lot, the setting or colour of the crosslets or the lion is indiscernible so there is a large number of potential families this crest could be for: A lozenge for a spinster with the arms of LOVELL of Oxfordshire, MONTEFORD of Yorks., VENOUR of Lincs., LOXLEY of Staffs., DALTON of Lancs., BREWER of Gower, BONVILL of Norfolk, ADAMS, ARDYN, BODENFIELD, DEKES, HENVILL, LINESLEY HUNTER, WAR[R]E, DELAWARR, HOBURY, KNELL and others.

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