Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks

WILLIAM MACKENZIE (worked from c.1748)

Antique George II Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks

1748 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£4,950 gbp
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These fine antique George II English cast sterling silver candlesticks have a plain shaped capital with a knopped stem onto a sunken well to a shaped incurved base.

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.

Dimensions

Height 25.5cm/10.1"

Width of base 11.5cm/4.5" square

Width of capital 6.5cm/2.6” square

Total Weight

42 troy ounces/1306g


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These antique sterling silver candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

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.
Maker: William Mackenzie

Origin: London, England

Date: 1748
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1888 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Height 25.50 cm (10.04 inches)
Weight 42.00oz t (1306.20g)
Stock Code
A1888
Medium
A fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver candlesticks; part of our antique ornamental silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
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.
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