A Pair of Spanish Four-Light Chandeliers

A Pair of Spanish Four-Light Chandeliers

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

Length (at maximum): 41 cm, 16 in.
Weight: 2,117 g, 68 oz
 

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.

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