ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER UNUSUAL COLUMN CANDLESTICKS, LONDON c.1765

ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER UNUSUAL COLUMN CANDLESTICKS, LONDON c.1765

3,295.00

18th Century Georgian Silver pair of impressive and particularly unusual column shaped candlesticks, each of square section, modelled with openwork husk-form candle cups, fitted with conforming removable nozzles. Hallmarked English silver (925), London, one year 1765 (k), Maker's mark EV probably for Edward Vincent.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2259

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Description

Antique 18th Century rare Georgian Solid Silver pair of impressive and particularly unusual column shaped candlesticks, each of square section, modelled with openwork husk-form candle cups, fitted with conforming removable nozzles (unmarked, but acid tested show a 925 standard and appear to be original by design). The filled stepped base with scroll ribband borders, engraved with an armorial. Both bases are Hallmarked English silver (925 Standard), London, one year 1765 (k), Maker's mark EV (probably Edward Vincent). A set of four candlestick in the same design sold in Christie's for £15,000, please follow this link.

Condition

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear. Nozzles not hallmarked but appear to be original, numbered 1-1, 2-2.

Size

Height (Each):   31cm

Width (Each):  14.8 x 14.8cm

Total Weight:   1820g