A rare pair of Turin silver candlesticks
Fluted shafts issuing from stepped bell-shaped bases. With vase shaped nozzles and loosely attached drip pans. H 27 cm, weight 1,396 g.
Marks of Giovanni Battista Novalese, ca. 1790.
Cf. a near identical pair of candlesticks in the Museo di Arti Decorative in Turin, illus. in cat.: Argenti sabaudi del XVIII secolo, Turin 2012, no. 88.