A pair of George III silver candlesticks, by David Bell, London 1760  (2)
Lot 107
A pair of George III silver candlesticks, by David Bell, London 1760 (2)
Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,049) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of George III silver candlesticks, by David Bell, London 1760  (2)
A pair of George III silver candlesticks,
By David Bell, London 1760
The slender and inverted baluster stems with ribbed corners and stylised shell/leaf motifs to corners, urn-shaped capitals with similar decoration, on shaped circular base embellished with bold gadrooning and shells, engraved with coat of arms, the separate drip-pans unmarked, height 27cm, weight 42.64oz excluding drip-pans. (2)

Footnotes

  • A cartouche engraved with the arms possibly of Towers of Northampton bearing an escutcheon of pretence incorporating Pelto/Poulton (Northants).

    There is no record of David Bell's Freedom of The Goldsmiths' Company, however he was apprenticed to William Gould on 3rd October 1744 and three years later he was turned over to Richard Rugg. In 1753, Bell enters his first mark - but he enters it as David Bell & Co and, in 1756, a second mark for large worker.
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