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Georgian English Sterling Silver Candlesticks

US$7,224.99per set

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An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique George III English sterling silver candlesticks; part of our Georgian ornamental silverware collection. These exceptional antique George III English sterling silver candlesticks have a cylindrical knapped, tapering form to a circular spreading base, all in a desirable Classic English style. The bell-shaped capitals are encompassed with embossed fluted ornamentation and retain the original hallmarked detachable push fit sconces. Each sconce is encompassed with an applied bead decorated border the anterior rim and the surface is embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved crest displaying out of a coronet an ostrich's head between two wings. The knops to the upper portion of the fluted columns is embellished with further applied bead decoration in addition to fabric swags accented with bow motifs. The candlesticks have circular swept bases encompassed with further bead decoration and embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved coat of arms above the motto 'Turris Fortis Mihi Deus' - God is my tower of Strength. Both silver candlesticks have the weighted bases as to be expected and retain the original turned mahogany plateau to the underside. These impressive Georgian silver candlesticks were crafted by John Winter, John Parsons & Charles Hall of John Winter & Co. Condition These antique George III Sheffield silver candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver and exceptional quality for their type. Each candlesticks has some minor blemishes and dings as to be expected in keeping with age, but can be considered to be in exceptional condition. The applied decoration to the knop has some minor wear, however the bead decorated borders are very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each base and part hallmarks to the sleeve of each sconce are all very clear. Dimensions Height 29 cm / 11.4" Diameter of sconce 6.1 cm  /2.4" Diameter of capital 2.6 cm / 1" Diameter of foot 14c m / 5.5" Maker: John Winter & Co (J Winter, J Parsons & C Hall) Date: 1781 Origin: Sheffield, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these fine examples of antique silverware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.4 in. (28.96 cm)Diameter: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1780-1789
  • Date of Manufacture
    1781
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Please see main description for more details.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A65331stDibs: LU1200219148842

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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