19th Century Pair of Victorian Three-Light Candelabra Elkington For Sale
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19th Century Pair of Victorian Three-Light Candelabra Elkington

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This is a stunning pair of antique Victorian silver plated, three light, two-branch table candelabra, circa 1865 in date, and each bearing the makers mark of the renowned English silversmiths Elkington & Co. The candelabra each feature a Corinthian column, detachable scroll design branches and detachable sconces and they stand on square bases beautifully embossed with ram's heads and festoons of flowers. The attention to detail is absolutely fantastic and they are certain to attract attention wherever they are placed. Condition: In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation of condition. Dimensions in cm: Height 54 x width 37 x depth 12 Dimensions in inches: Height 1 foot, 9 inches x width 1 foot, 3 inches x depth 5 inches Elkington & Co was a silver manufacturer from Birmingham, England. The firm was founded by George Richards Elkington and his brother, Henry Elkington, in the 1830s. It operated under the name G. R. Elkington & Co. until 1842, when a third partner, Josiah Mason, joined the firm. It operated as Elkington, Mason, & Co. until 1861, when the partnership with Mason was terminated. The firm operated independently as Elkington & Co. from 1861 until 1963. It was then taken over by British Silverware, Ltd. In 1971 British Silverware, Ltd. became a subsidiary of Delta Metal Co. Ltd. Over the course of history it became very successful and was one of the prime producers of silver plating. Elkington received various royal warrants of appointments. One of their most famous pieces is the electrotype copy of the Jerningham wine cooler, at the Victoria & Albert Museum.  

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  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 21.26 in. x W 14.57 in. x D 4.73 in.H 54 cm x W 37 cm x D 12 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    08517
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU95068924463
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