REED & BARTON (active 1824 – present) Taunton, MA
Sterling silver with Hoffmann-like fluted base and bobêches with undulating stem and palm leaf like terminating detail.
Marks: eagle R (in a shield) lion, Sterling, 1000, cement reinforced, eagle (date mark for 1928).
Model illustrated: Vanity Fair (Dec. 1928, Vol. 31), p. 120., Reed & Barton Vintage Catalog, p. 10, plate number 1000.
For more information on Reed & Barton see: Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers, Dorothy T. Rainwater (West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1986), p. 156-160.
These candlesticks retailed for $19 in 1928.
H: 10″ x Dia: 4 1/2″
American Art Deco Reed & Barton Sterling candlesticks 1928
SUZANNE BIZARD (1873 – 1963) France
Pair of French Art Deco “Snail” bookends c. 1925
Original silvered cast bronze full dimensional snails on black Portoro marble plinth bases
Signed: S. Bizard
H: 5 1/8″ x D: 5 3/4″