Decorative Arts and Design

June 0813, 2019
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LOT 144

Lot 144

Pair of Bow Exotic Bird Candlesticks, c.1755-60

Pair of Bow Exotic Bird Candlesticks,  c.1755-60
Lot 144 Details
Pair of Bow Exotic Bird Candlesticks, c.1755-60

each modelled with a colourfully painted bird against a floral bocage, on a moulded puce scroll and shell base reserved a painted landscape vignette
height 10 in — 25.5 cm
painted anchor and dagger marks in red

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $3,300
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Collection of the late Mrs. L.H. Condé, Toronto


minor loss

LOT 144

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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