Sterling Silver Chamber Candlesticks - Antique George III

GBP 3,450.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique George III English sterling silver chambersticks; an addition to our range of collectable Georgian silverware.

These fine George III sterling silver chambersticks (chamber candlesticks) have a plain circular form.

The upper portion of the plain bell shaped capital is embellished with a band of thread decoration.

The wax pan of each chamberstick is ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a grassy mount thereon a ram couchant.

Each chamber candlestick retains the original detachable hallmarked sconce and the original detachable hallmarked snuffer.

The snuffers have a conical form and are surmounted by simplified urn style finials.

These impressive snuffers are ornamented with the aforementioned engraved crest to the wax pan.

The rims of the wax pans, snuffers and sconces are encompassed with further applied thread decorated borders.

Each antique silver chamberstick is fitted with a shaped handle featuring a plain thumbpiece and receiver socket for the snuffer.

Dimensions
Length from back of handle to rim 16.7cm/6.6″

Diameter of well 14.4cm/5.7″

Diameter of sconce 4.9cm/1.9″

Height 9cm/3.5″

Total Weight
20.1 troy ounces/624g

Object History

Maker: John Hutson
Date: 1792
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

Complimentary insurance valuation is available upon purchase.

Object Condition

These antique Georgian chamber candlesticks are a very good gauge of silver, very good quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

There are some surface blemishes to the bases, in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each chamberstick and part hallmarks to the sleeve of the sconces and the surface of the snuffers are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique Georgian silverware.

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Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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