Lot 9: Large lot early English Plated Hollowware
October 22, 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: 1st item: Pair of Old Sheffield Plate or Fused Plate Candlesticks with square bases having repousse scroll detail at corners, beaded bobeches, and swag design at shoulders. 11-1/4" H. 2nd item: Pair of Old Sheffield Plate candlesticks with decorative edge banding and round bases. Formerly telescopic (telescoping mechanism no longer holds). 8" H. 3rd item: Pair Old Sheffield Plate chambersticks with snuffers, rectangular bases and gadrooned edges. 3-1/2" H x 5-3/8" W x 4-1/4" D. 4th item: 2 salt cellars, rectangular footed form, having cobalt glass liners. Padlock symbol underneath, likely electroplate. 1-1/2"H. 5th item: Electroplated rectangular entree dish with removable lid and gadrooned edges. Maker's mark S & Co. 3-3/4" H x 9-1/2" W x 6" D. 6th item: Silver on copper wine coaster with Greek Key design around body and wooden center. Unmarked. 5-1/2" diameter. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: All candlesticks replated. Telescopic candlesticks each have a small discolored area on band just above foot. Wine coaster wood bottom is bleached out and has some staining and a crack, sides slightly bent, copper showing through on sides. Entree dish has some interior wear. Otherwise all items generally good condition with some minor scattered dents.