Georgian Silver Chamber Stick


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Object Description

An elegant antique sterling silver go to bed with plain classic styling and reed borders. The matching candle snuffer and nozzle are detachable. Weight 314 grams, 9.8 troy ounces. Height 10.5 cms. Diameter 13.5 cms. Spread 17 cms. London 1802. Maker Timothy Renou.

Biography – Timothy Renou, London silversmith, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered as plateworker 1792. 2nd mark 1800. It is likely that Timothy came from a considerable family of immigrant silversmiths, the earliest recorded is Philippe Renou a refugee circa 1685; other London silversmiths working in the 1700’s were Abraham Renou, Jacques Renou, James Renou, E Renou and Timothy Renou (grandfather?).

Object Condition

This lovely silver candlestick is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. The pan, snuffer and candle nozzle have good matching and clear English silver marks. Completely original.

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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