This is an impressive large antique George V sterling silver Corinthian column table lamp bearing hallmarks for Sheffield 1928 and the makers mark of the renowned silversmith Hawksworth, Eyre & Co Ltd
It features a classic Corinthian Capital decorated with acanthus leaves, the shaft has invert fluting, on a stepped base decorated with beading and features the inscription: ‘FROM A FEW SHORDITCH FRIENDS’.
Add an element of pure luxury to your home with this solid silver antique table lamp.
In excellent working condition having been beautifully cleaned, rewired and Pat tested in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 44 x Width 14 x Depth 14
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 5 inches x Width 5 inches x Depth 5 inches
Hawksworth, Eyre & Co
was founded in 1833 by Charles Hawksworth and John Eyre as successors of Blagden, Hodgson & Co. The first mark was registred in 1862. They were manufacturers and silversmith of silver and silver plated objects.
The partnership was dissolved in 1869 and the business was continued by James Kebberling Bembridge, Thomas Hall and George Woofhouse. In the 1870s the firm was converted into a limited liability company under the style Hawksworth, Eyre & Co Ltd. Further marks were registered in 1900 & 1912. The firm went into liquidation in the 1930s.
Our reference: A3097