Set of four 19th c. Dutch sterling silver candlesticks, with spiral twist stems on round spreading bases. Profusely decorated throughout with scrolling florals and mythological scenes in low relief. Impressed hallmarks to the lower edge: the lion passant mark indicating purity, the key mark indicating the pieces were made for export, and maker's marks.
Provenance: Collection of the James J. Hill Reference Library.
Certain individuals are prohibited by law to purchase items in this auction. Descendants of James J. Hill within three generations (Great Grandchildren and closer) are not allowed to purchase items. Additionally, board members of the foundation and their families (spouses, children, spouses of children, grandchildren) are also prohibited from purchasing items.Each; Height: 11 1/2 in x diameter: 7 3/4 in. Gross weight (including wooden bases): 150.53 Troy oz.
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