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18th Century Antique George III Cast Sterling Silver Candlesticks, 1784

US$12,132.17

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A magnificent, fine and impressive pair of antique George III English cast sterling silver candlesticks made by John Schofield; part of our Georgian ornamental silverware collection. These magnificent antique George III English cast sterling silver candlesticks have a circular rounded knopped form to a circular spreading base. These antique silver candlesticks feature bell shaped capitals, encompassed with convex fluted decoration to the lower portion. Each capital retains the original detachable push fit sconce, embellished with a bead decorated border to the rim and featuring a contemporary engraved crest of a lion passant guardant. The tapering cylindrical columns are encompassed with concave fluted decoration, and each incorporates a convex fluted decorated knop to the upper portion. These 18th century cast silver candlesticks have circular bases encompassed with further bead decoration to a swept lower portion and collet style rim. Each base is further embellished with a contemporary engraved coat of arms displaying firstly a barry of six from the base, chiefly a parly of four, with an inescutcheon of a barry of six and secondly a chevron between three griffin's heads erased. These magnificent antique silver candlesticks do not have weighted bases and feature the full London hallmarks to the interior rim. These Georgian candlesticks were crafted by the renown and very important London silversmith John Schofield. Condition These antique 18th century cast silver candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The cast decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the interior rim of each base are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. The part hallmarks to the sleeve of each sconce have wear in keeping with age and use. Dimensions Height 30.7cm/12.1" Diameter of sconce 6.5cm/2.6" Diameter of base 13.8cm/5.4" Weight 39.8 troy ounces/1237g Maker: John Schofield Date: 1784 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 fine examples of antique silverware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.1 in. (30.74 cm)Diameter: 2.6 in. (6.61 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1780-1789
  • Date of Manufacture
    1784
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C54721stDibs: LU1200223669922

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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