Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick

JOHN CAFÉ (worked from 1742-1757)

Antique George II Sterling Silver Taperstick

1751 London, England

Offered by AC Silver

£1,495 gbp
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This fine antique George II cast sterling silver taperstick has a plain classical English form.

The cylindrical capital is encircled with bands of tooled decoration.

The waisted section of the knopped column features a hexafoil shaped knop ornamented with six shell decoration.

This Georgian taper candlestick is supported by a hexafoil shaped base embellished with a shell motif to each convexity.

This taperstick does not have a weighted base.

The taper candlestick has been crafted by the renowned and collectable London silversmith John Café.

Dimensions

Width of base 8.9cm/3.5"

Diameter of capital 1.6cm/0.6"

Height 12.5cm/4.9"

Weight

5 troy ounces/155g


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This antique taperstick is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The maker’s mark, assay mark and date letter of the full hallmarks struck to the underside of the candlestick are all clear; the lion passant however has been lost in the casting, which is not uncommon.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Georgian silverware.
Maker: John Café

Origin: London, England

Date: 1751
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8558 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 12.50 cm (4.92 inches)
Weight 5.00oz t (155.50g)
Stock Code
W8558
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Georgian English cast sterling silver taperstick by John Café; an addition of our ornamental silverware collection
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The maker’s mark, assay mark and date letter of the full hallmarks struck to the underside of the candlestick are all clear; the lion passant however has been lost in the casting, which is not uncommon.
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