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A Pair of Spanish Silver Four-Light Chandeliers

Silver
Valladolid, circa 1770
Maker’s mark of José de Escobedo

Length (at maximum): 41cm, 16in.
Weight: 2117g, 68oz

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The Spanish cities of Valladolid and Burgos, were the two main important centres, within Old Castile, of metalwork production.


Each of baluster form, bellied at the mid-point, profusely embossed with foliate and shell scrolls, each issuing four chased scrolling arms supporting panelled sconces on scalloped trays, both hanging from a foliate openwork chain, ring attachments.