C1720 Two German States Silver Candlesticks

$6,500.00 two pieces

Ex Sotheby's "Jewellery, Asians Art and European Decorative Art - Featuring the Estate of Caroline Simpson".  14 May 2012. lot 243. 

Two early 18th century baroque cast candlesticks, C1720, one probably by Sylvester Wolgelmuth. The one on the left is 16 cm tall, and 10.4 cm wide. it weighs 252 grams.The hallmarks, on the rim, appear to be Regensburg. The one on the right is 16.7 cm tall and 10.5 cm wide, and weighs 332 grams. The hallmarks, under the stick, appear to be Hanover. Both are 12 lohrige: 750/1000 fine. Rare and attractive.
Each one is engraved with the initials G and D in Old English, surmounted by a seven pearl count's coronet.
$6500 the two.( a near pair)
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