Each standing on a raised circular base with chased & embossed floral and shell decoration, rising to a knopped stem with an inverted tear-drop leading to a similarly decorated capital engraved with a crown over a'B'. The candlesticks are hallmarked for London one dated 1705 & the other 1717, both are marked with the lion's head erased, each capital is marked with a lion's head erased (partially erased). The maker's mark is for Matthew Cooper, a renowned maker if fine candlesticks.
The later stick is also finely inscribed to the underneath'The Gift of Sarah Cheslyn Finn to Clare Cheslyn Finn 1717'. These rare candlesticks are beautifully designed & decorated and in such excellent condition.
Of very thick gauge and with an exceptional patina. Presumably a gift from mother to daughter upon marriage. A superb addition to any collection. Width of base (at widest point): 4 inches or 10cm.Height: 6 1/2 inches or 16.5cm. Individual weights: 11oz, 10.06ozT (313g) & 10.9oz, 9.9ozT (308g). Total Weight: 21.9oz, 20ozT or 621g.
Sensible offers will be considered. Further high quality images supplied on request. Please ask any questions you have about this item.
The condition report above is accurate and the photos are part of this. The measurements are a very good guide/approximation.
Please ask any questions you like. A majority of countries do not charge import duty on antique silverware, the US for example. However, any duty that is payable on import will be the buyers responsibility.The item "An Elegant Pair of Queen Anne/George I Silver-Gilt Cast Candlesticks" is in sale since Thursday, July 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Candlesticks/Candelabra". The seller is "ff_fine_silver" and is located in South West.
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