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Lot 9Tuesday 27 Nov, 2018 - 10.00am
A Charles II silver gilt pillar candlestick with later four-light candelabra branch, the square column formed of triple columns with moulded capitals and moulded square base, 9.25ins high (marked to three of four corners to underside - marks indistinct), the base engraved with two contemporary armorials and worded "Manvs Ivsta Mardvs", and with George III matching four-branch candelabra bracket with square sconces and moulded stems, 13.5ins high overall hallmarked London 1793 (weight 51ozs)
Note: Makers mark to base - T. H. between an anchor, circa 1670-71 - See Charles J. Jackson "English Goldsmiths and their Marks", Macmillan & Co. London 1921, page 132
Provenance: Collection of John N. Price Wood (1877-1962), born Wirksworth Hall, Derbyshire, and later at Henley Hall, Bitterley, Shropshire, who served in the 12th Lancers in the Boer War, and was author of "Travel & Sport in Turkestan", published 1910