Antique George IV Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks For Sale
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Antique George IV Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks

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A magnificent, fine impressive pair of antique George IV English cast sterling silver candlesticks made by Robert Garrard II; an addition of our ornamental silverware collection. These magnificent antique George IV cast silver candlesticks, in sterling standard, have a baluster shaped form with a waisted knopped stem onto a shaped base. The bulbous capitals are embellished floral and foliate decoration accented with interlacing ivy vines, all on a matte background. The capitals are fitted with the original hallmarked detachable sconces ornamented scrolling leaf and floral ornamentation to the shaped rim in addition to a matte texture and plain scalloped decorated border. The upper portion of each column is encompassed with a magnificent eagle design peering around the side of a grotesque lion style mask. The lower knops are encircled with further naturalistic ornamentation flanked with fluted decoration in a swirl design and tiered quilted motifs. The bases of these antique silver candlesticks are embellished with a continuation of interlacing scrolling leaf and foliate ornamentation; one half of each base incorporates a magnificent lion mask and mystical fish design accented with scale textures. Each base is encompassed with a large opposing scroll decorated border with a paralleling collet style rim. These candlesticks were crafted by the important and renowned London silversmith Robert Garrard II, subsequently R & S Garrard & Co. These cast sterling silver candlesticks are the finest gauge and examples of their type you could hope to acquire; the most magnificent pair of this type Andrew Campbell has had the pleasure to include within his inventory. Condition These antique cast silver candlesticks are a truly exceptional gauge of silver and magnificent quality These candlesticks are in magnificent condition and the cast decoration is as sharp as the day they were made. Full hallmarks struck to the rim of each candlestick and part hallmark to each sconce are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the magnificent gauge of silver. Dimensions: Height 31.7cm/12.5" Diameter of sconce 8.1cm/3.2" Diameter of capital 2.6cm/1" Diameter of base 17.4cm/6.9" Total weight: 117.8 troy ounces/3664g Maker: R & S Garrard & Co (Robert Garrard II) Date: 1824 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 antique silverware.  

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  • Creator
    Robert & Sebastian Garrard & Co (Maker)
  • Production Time
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  • Condition Details
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  • Dimensions
    H 12.5 in. x Dm 6.9 in.H 31.75 cm x Dm 17.53 cm
  • Diameter
    6.9 in. (17.53 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A7020
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU120026650953
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