Sterling Silver Taper Candlesticks - Antique Victorian (1893)

GBP 1,395.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Victorian English sterling silver taper candlesticks; an addition of our ornamental silverware collection

These exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver taper candlesticks have a plain classical 18th century English form.

The plain cylindrical capitals are encircled with moulded girdles and bands of tooled decoration and retain the original hallmarked detachable push fit sconces.

The waisted section of each column features a plain rounded quatrefoil shaped knop to the upper and lower portions.

These Victorian taper candlestick columns surmount plain circular sunken wells and are supported by square swept bases accented with incurved corners.

Each taper candlestick does not have a weighted base.

Height 11.4cm/4.5″
Diameter of sconce 3.1cm/1.2″
Width of base 6.6cm/2.6″

Total Weight
8.4 troy ounces/260g

Object History

Maker: Hawkesworth, Eyre & Co Ltd
Date: 1893
Origin: Sheffield, England

Object Literature

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers – including national and international deliveries.
Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.
Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.
All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Object Condition

These silver taper candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Each component has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the rim of each base and part hallmarks to the sleeve of each sconce are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these antique tapersticks in silver.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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