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Lot 128
A set of four George III candlesticks by Matthew Boulton, Birmingham, 1789,

Sold for £ 7,050 (US$ 9,846) inc. premium
A set of four George III candlesticks
by Matthew Boulton, Birmingham, 1789,
of plain tapering form with fluted capitals and urn-shaped knops, the circular bases with fluted border, a pair engraved with two shield-shaped cartouches, one with crest, the other with armorial, (loaded), the other pair with only the armorial shield, together with a pair of re-plated Old Sheffield Plate candelabra branches, with faceted twin-light branches and fluted urn-shaped capitals, 27.5cm. high, 41.2cm. high with branches.

Footnotes

  • The arms are those of Adams, alias Tasker, of London.
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