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The knopped stem is embellished with scrolling shell designs, accented with bands of reed and thread decoration.
Both plain capitals are ornamented with bands of thread and read decoration encircling the upper border.
These fine Georgian candlesticks retain the original detachable push fit sconces with shaped scrolling decoration to the rim.
Each sconce is embellished with a bright cut engraved crest of on a chapeau a griffin passant the wings elevated holding in the dexter claw a sprig of laurel.
The shaped bases of these antique candlesticks are ornamented with unusual shell on a swirl design and scroll decoration.
The bases are not weighted.
Width of base 11.5cm/4.5" square
Width of capital 6.5cm/2.6” square
42 troy ounces/1306g
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The decoration is very sharp.
Full hallmarks struck individually to each corner of the underside of the rim of each candlestick are very clear; one maker’s mark is poorly struck.
Part hallmarks of the lion passant to each capital are worn, in keeping with age.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique Georgian silverware.
Origin: London, England
|Height||25.50 cm||(10.04 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear