A set of four early 20th Century Japanese art nouveau silver candlesticks, retailed by Arthur & Bond, Yokohama, Japan (4)
Lot 168
An impressive set of four early-20th century Japanese silver candlesticks stamped 'sterling', retailed by Arthur & Bond, Yokohama
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 5,184) inc. premium

Lot Details
An impressive set of four early-20th century Japanese silver candlesticks
stamped 'sterling', retailed by Arthur & Bond, Yokohama
The double-skinned bodies embossed in relief with lilies and chrysanthemums on a lightly spot-hammered ground, the flaring capitals with raised rims and incurved sides, the spreading domed square bases with incurved sides and beaded rim, loaded, height 28cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: purchased by J H Gunnell while serving in the US Naval Attache's office in Tokyo, thence by descent. Gunnell retired from a senior position in the Pentagon in 1935 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
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