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Lot 0358
A rare pair of Nicholas I Russian 84 zolotnik (875 standard) silver travelling candlesticks, St. Petersburg 1840 by Johanne Wilchelm Ludwig (active 1808-1849)
Of torus form, compactable. Dissembles to form two circular dished bases with screw thread candle sockets. The sockets with cast decoration of anthemion, rosettes and leaves against a mattered ground. Fully marked to each base with maker’s mark and assayer Dmitriì Ilbich Trevskoì, the candle sockets marked with putiry mark, city mark and B.L (unrtaced: caster, assayer?) only.
Diameter – 11.4 cm / 4.5 inches
Weight – 434 grams / 13.95 ozt

Assayer – (Postnikova-Loseva #1172)
Maker - Ivanov 2456 (born Hamberg)

A pair of candlesticks marked for 1837 by Ludwig and assayed by Trevskoì sold Bruun Rassmussen, Copenhagen, 21 Feb 2019, (6,500 kr)

Travelling candlesticks of this form more commonly encountered in brass are known in England in the 18th century such as a pair of 1778 by Thomas Heming, Christie’s South Kensington, 2 June 2015, Lot 345 (£5,000 incl. premium), also a later Russian pair for Moscow 1886 marked for Ovchinnikov offered Bonham’s New Bond Street, 31 May 2007, Lot 179.

Andrew Milne Collection

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A rare pair of Nicholas I Russian 84 zolotnik (875

Estimate £800 - £1,200Jun 26