Antique Belgian Silver Candlestick

GBP 950.00

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Object Description

A tall and impressive antique silver altar candlestick made from thick sheets of decorated silver mounted on the front and sides sections of a carved softwood stand. This was originally a pricket candlestick and has since been electrified (not working).

Height 77.5 cms. Base 20 x 13 cms.
Made in Brussels, Belgium.
Maker Pierre Hendrickx
Circa 1820.

Marks. Belgian Hallmarks used during Dutch period 1815-1832. Stamped on each piece – “1” imported articles, “hand” hall-mark, “800” fineness and “helmet” large hall-mark (see Tardy page 85). The maker’s mark H in star is for Pierre Hendrickx, active in Brussels 1811-1840.

Object Condition

This decorative candlestick is in good but used condition. Each piece of silver has Belgian silver stamps. There are some woodworm holes in the wood which are not active. A leaf part of the rosette decoration is missing from the base.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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