This is a stunning pair of antique sterling silver three-branch candelabra, bearing the makers’ mark of the renowned silversmiths Walker & Hall, Sheffield, and hallmarked for 1921.
This elegant and very fine pair of candelabra feature beautiful tapering stems with urn-shaped centres which support two delightful scrolling arms and a fluted principal candlestick with a splendid detachable flame piece. All the sconces are detachable.
The bases bear full hallmarks – the Lion passant for sterling silver, the impressed crown for Shieffield, the letter ‘d’ for 1921 and the makers’ mark W&H for Walker & Hall.
The attention to detail is fantastic and they are certain to attract attention wherever they are placed.
In excellent condition with clear makers marks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 47 x Width 32 x Depth 10
Dimensions in inches:
Height 18.5 x Width 12.6 x Depth 3.9
Walker & Hall
the business was established in Sheffield in 1845 by George Walker who become an assistant of Dr John Wright. Dr John Wright had conducted important experiments on electroplating, Walker secured the royalty of electroplating for Sheffield.
The business was joined by Henry Hall and became in 1853 Walker & Hall. The factory was at Howard Street, Sheffield, while showrooms were opened in 45 Holborn Viaduct, London. Branches were opened in Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Cardiff, Belfast, Hull, Bristol, Melbourne and Adelaide (Australia), Cape Town (South Africa).
Walker & Hall was converted into a limited liability company in 1920 under the style Walker & Hall Ltd and combined in 1963 under the British Silverware Ltd with Mappin & Webb and Elkington & Co. Walker and Hall Sheffield were primarily Sheffield Makers, but items with Birmingham, London and Chester Assay Marks can also be found.
Our reference: 09809