ALEX STYLES FOR GARRARD: An unusual pair of silver candlesticks Mark for Garrard Co Ltd, London 1968, also engraved Des A G Styles  (2)

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ALEX STYLES FOR GARRARD: An unusual pair of silver candlesticks
Mark for Garrard Co Ltd, London 1968, also engraved Des A G Styles (2)

Sold for £ 3,500 (US$ 4,421) inc. premium
ALEX STYLES FOR GARRARD: An unusual pair of silver candlesticks
Mark for Garrard Co Ltd, London 1968, also engraved Des A G Styles
Plain cylindrical sconces with slender neck, the cylindrical bodies with six rotating corrugated style surface, height 23.5cm, weight 41oz. (2)

Footnotes

  • Alex Styles was born in 1922. He studied at the Gravesend School of Art under Reynell Huyshe and at the Central School of Arts and Crafts. Styles career began in 1947. His first works were executed by Wakely and Wheeler. After the a meeting with Bertie Pittmann led Styles to becoming a staff designer for the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company. In 1952 joined Garrard & Co. when the two companies merged. Styles had a long career with Garrard, retiring in 1987.
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ALEX STYLES FOR GARRARD: An unusual pair of silver candlesticks Mark for Garrard Co Ltd, London 1968, also engraved Des A G Styles  (2)
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