Silver 13 Lot Pair of Austrian Biedermeier Candlesticks Franz Schiffer Vienna

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Austrian finest Biedermeier silver pair of candlesticks
made 1846  

Very interesting Viennese silver pair of candlesticks of excellent manufacturing quality as well as of elegant appearance: Each of these candlesticks has surface which is decorated with wavy lines. Additionally, they are based on square-shaped as well as scalloped foot (the base is hollow at reverse side, not filled!). The candlesticks' stalk has bulgings at two areas / additionally, they have elegant grommets of overhanging type.
  

Made 1846 (Viennese Biedermeier period)
HALLMARKED SILVER 812.5 (SILVER 13 LOT):
branded by so-said Viennese Radl Punze - dated 1846 (well visible)
Master's characters existing: 'Schiffer'
It is Franz Schiffer: The silversmith had been born in 1800 in Essen (Germany) and died 1854 in Vienna. He received right of manufacturing in year 1827 / a bit later - in year 1832 - he became master. Schiffer's name is mentioned in guild's lists in period as from 1833 until 1854. He was assigned 'Gold-and Silversmith of Imperial Viennese Court' in year 1846.
Bibliography:
Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Silber / Viennese Silver 1781 - 1866, Vienna 2002, pages 158 and 227
  

Measures:
height: 22.0 cm / 8.66 inches
diameter: 11.5 cm / 4.52 inches (measured at base)

Total weight: 425 GRAMS / 14.96 oz / 13.66 troy ounces

Condition:
Excellent (there aren't any damages existing) / the spots visible on pictures derive only from flashlight

Details

  • Creator
    Franz Schiffer (Manufacturer)
  • Of the Period
    Biedermeier
  • Place of Origin
    Austria
  • Date of Manufacture
    1846
  • Period
    1840-1849
  • Materials and Techniques
    Silver
  • Condition
    Excellent. There aren't any damages existing / the spots visible on pictures derive only from flashlight.
  • Dimensions
    8.66 in. H
    22 cm H
  • Diameter
    4.52
  • Dealer Location
    Vienna, Austria
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU101447494463
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