Sterling Silver Tapersticks - Antique George III (1769)

GBP 4,345.00

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Object Description

These exceptional antique George III cast sterling silver taper candlesticks have a plain classical English four shell form.

The plain cylindrical capitals are encircled with bands of rope twist and tooled decoration.

The upper portion of the waisted shaped column features a panelled quatrefoil shaped knop embellished with lobed designs to each corner.

Each column is further ornamented with a plain circular knop to the lower portion encompassed with further rope twist decoration

These decorative columns surmount quatrefoil incurved shaped bases embellished with four shell ornamentation, in addition to the contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a lion’s head wearing a coronet.

These antique Georgian silver tapersticks do not have weighted bases.

Dimensions
Height 13.4cm/5.3″
Diameter of capital 1.3cm/0.5″
Width of base 7.4cm/2.9″ square

Total Weight
11.5 troy ounces/359g

Object History

Maker: Elizabeth Cooke
Date: 1769
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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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 antique Georgian silver tapersticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each base are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Object Details

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Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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VAT: GB 500 0310 42