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. With Belgian silver marks on each piece – “1” imported articles, “hand” hall-mark, “800” fineness and “helmet” large hall-mark (see Tardy page 85). Made in Belgium. Circa 1850.