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Victorian Sterling Silver Taper Candlestick

$1,610.15

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver taperstick; an addition of our ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver taperstick has a baluster shaped form. The incurved shaped capital retains the original sterling silver sconce embellished with scroll and foliate designs. The bulbous paneled section of the column features rounded circular knop to the upper portion and applied floral and foliate designs to the lower portion. The domed spreading shaped base is ornamented with an embossed foliate design emanating from the column, in addition to simplified foliate designs from the undulating rim. The ornamentation to the base incorporates a scroll bordered cartouche to either side. This Victorian taperstick has a weighted base. Condition This antique Victorian taperstick is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are all very clear. Dimensions Height 12.2cm/4.8" Diameter of sconce 3.7cm/1.5" Diameter of base 8cm/3.1" Weight 4.3 troy ounces/132g Maker: Henry Wilkinson & Co Date: 1846 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 pieces of Victorian silverware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.8 in. (12.2 cm)Diameter: 3.1 in. (7.88 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1846
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A95351stDibs: LU1200227171512

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    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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