Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks
Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks

Antique George III Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks

1803 Sheffield, England

Offered by AC Silver

£10,950 gbp
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These magnificent antique George III English sterling silver candlesticks have a plain subtly tapering columnar form.

The large and impressive Corinthian capital of each candlestick retains the original hallmarked detachable push fit sconce ornamented with a plain moulded rim.

The cylindrical columns are supported by a cuboid plinth to an impressive plain square stepped three tier base.

The plinth is embellished with a fine and impressive bright cut engraved coat of arms depicting the Head family coat of arms* encircled with a belt accented with the family motto ‘Study Quiet’.

The base retains the original contemporary engraved inscription ‘A token of respect from Francis Head to her aunt Dame Mary Ann Head. 1803’** to the lowest tier.

Both candlesticks are fitted with turned mahogany bases to the underside.

These magnificent candlesticks were crafted by George Eadon, George Kibbles & John Weaver of George Eadon & Co.

* Further information available on purchase of the item or on request.

** The title ‘Dame’ was the traditional style for the wife of a baronet at this time and before although it was interchangeable with the title ‘Lady’.

Dimensions

Height 42.2cm/16.6"

Width of base 18.1cm /7.2" square

Width of sconce 8.5cm/3.3” square

Diameter of top of column 3cm/1.2”

Diameter of base of column 4cm/1.6”

Weight

An accurate weight of silver cannot be provided as these candlesticks are fitted with mahogany bases.


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These antique candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in presentation condition.

These candlesticks are in the original and exceptional condition in keeping with age.

There are minor blemishes to each candlestick as to be expected in keeping with age; this does not detract from the aesthetic appearance of this fine pair of candlesticks.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each candlestick and part hallmarks to the sleeve of each sconce are all very clear; the hallmarks to each candlestick are slightly worn in keeping with age.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these fine examples of Georgian silverware.
Maker: George Eadon & Co ( Eadon, Kibbles & John Weaver)

Origin: Sheffield, England

Date: 1803
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1928 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 42.20 cm (16.61 inches)
Stock Code
A1928
Medium
A magnificent, exceptional, fine and impressive, pair of large antique Georgian English sterling silver architectural column candlesticks; part of our ornamental silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each candlestick and part hallmarks to the sleeve of each sconce are all very clear; the hallmarks to each candlestick are slightly worn in keeping with age.
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