A Pair of Large Victorian Five Light Candelabra

EDWARD BARNARD (worked 1786-1846)

A Pair of Large Victorian Five Light Candelabra

1843 United Kingdom

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A Pair of large Victorian five light candelabra London 1843-44, maker's mark of Edward Barnard & Sons. The arms are those of Leslie, probably for Leslie of Glasslough, Co. Monaghan.
The candelabra with detachable branches with four boldly cast scrolling foliate embellished arms around a central light. Each capital with detachable fluted nozzles. The main stem with fluting and scale-work and formed as a cast inverted baluster knopp. The shaped circular base cast in relief with demi-lions among rocaille scrolls, pendant flowers. The decoration on the base surrounding three cartouches engraved with two crests and a coat-of- arms. The bases spreading on to six leaf and shell capped scrolling feet. The bases with pricked initials E.W.D.
A similar model was used by Paul Storr for Storr & Mortimer during the 1820s. For another, three-light pair of 1823, with griffin embellished bases, see J.B Hawkins, The Al Tajir Collection of Silver and Gold, Vol. I, London, 1983, pp.162-163.
Height 65.50 cm (25.79 inches)
Weight 11358.00g (365.21oz t)
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