This is an exquisite set of four 1920s silver candlesticks of tapering octagonal form, with separate sconces, on octagonal pedestal bases bearing hallmarks for Sheffield, dated 1920 and the makers mark of the renowned English silversmith Hawkesworth Eyre & Co.
Add an elegant touch to your next dining experience with this lovely pair.
In excellent condition with clear hallmarks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 21 x Width 10 x Depth 10
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 inches x Width 4 inches x Depth 4 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: A2780