A matched pair of William III cast silver candlesticks, by Joseph Bird, London 1699. and the other by Edward Gibson (?), London 1694, one sterling standard the other Britannia,  (2)
Lot 170
A matched pair of William III cast silver candlesticks One, Britannia Standard, by Joseph Bird, London 1699, the second by Edward Gibson(?) see Jackson's page 147 twenty-second entry, London 1694 (2)
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
Auction Details
A matched pair of William III cast silver candlesticks One, Britannia Standard, by Joseph Bird, London 1699, the second by Edward Gibson(?) see Jackson's page 147 twenty-second entry, London 1694  (2)
Lot Details
A matched pair of William III cast silver candlesticks
One, Britannia Standard, by Joseph Bird, London 1699, the second by Edward Gibson(?) see Jackson's page 147 twenty-second entry, London 1694
With part-fluted and gadroon-edged spool capitals, the bold and inverted baluster and knop columns with part fluted sections and each applied with ornamental straps formed as lions' masks, terminating in a square base with canted corners and sunken well, traces of entwined initials beneath a crown, height 19cm, weight 42.5oz. (2)

Footnotes

  • The ciphers on each stick are rubbed but appear to be that of William III.
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