A pair of magnificent silver candelabra, Ovchinnikov, St Petersburg, 1892

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Each cast and chased as a triumphal column with spiral bas-relief below a Corinthian capital, surmounted by a globe supporting an Imperial eagle and issuing six winged female herms crowned with nozzles, the plinths with acanthus borders and applied with plaques with engraved inscriptions: 'To our dear comrade and friend Count Vladimir Alexandrovich Stenbok Fermor from the Life Guard Hussars; Aide-de-camp Colonel Prince Vasilchikov, Colonel Likharev, Prince Gagarin I, Molchanov; Staff Captain Baron Standershald, Volkov, Svichin, Orlov; Rittmeister Bezobrazov, Voronov, Khrapovitsky, Krupensky, Prince Gagarin II, Ratch; Coronet Komstadius, Pavlov, Myatlev, Verevkin, Svechin II, Charnysh; Kiriakov, Plautin, L'vov, Kotlyarovsky, Astashov; Lieutenant Miller, Von Meysr, Petrovo-Solovovo, Golovin, Izdiniov, Durasov; Gartong, Golenischev Kutuzov-Tolstoy, Graf Bobrinskoy, Graf Vorontsov-Dolikov, Erdeli, Prince Golitsyn', 84 standard
Quantity: 2
height 61.7cm, 24 1/4 in.