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1920s Sterling Silver Lyre Candlesticks Antique George v by Ellis & Co

$4,069.15

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare pair of large antique George V English sterling silver lyre candlesticks; an addition of our ornamental silverware collection These exceptional antique George V English sterling silver candlesticks have been modelled in the form lyre. The upper portion of the stringed instrument is surmounted with a swept oval capital, encompassed with embossed concave batwing decoration. The capitals retain the original detachable hallmarked push fit sconces, each embellished with thread decorated borders to the rim. The column of each candlestick features details replicating the opposing scrolling frame and five-strings of the musical instrument. Each oval swept base is embellished with fluted batwing decoration, accented with further thread decoration to the rim. These antique candlesticks have weighted bases and retain the original hallmarked silver lined underside. Such large candlesticks, modelled in the form of lyre, are becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Condition These rare sterling silver candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and are in exceptional condition. Each candlestick has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the rim of the bases, in addition to part hallmarks to the underside and sleeve of the sconce are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Dimensions Height 32.3cm/12.7" Length 15.6cm/6.1" Width 11.1cm/4.4" Length sconce 7.7cm/3" Width sconce 5.7cm/2.2" Weight An accurate weight of silver cannot be provided as these candlesticks have filled bases. Maker: Ellis & Co (Ellis Jacob Greenberg) Date: 1928 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request, Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of George V silverware.

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  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.7 in. (32.26 cm)Width: 4.4 in. (11.18 cm)Depth: 6.1 in. (15.5 cm)
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  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1928
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C44191stDibs: LU1200221653022

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