A fine and impressive antique Danish silver chamber candlestick; part of our silver candlestick / candelabra collection
This fine antique Danish silver chamberstick has a plain oval shaped rounded form.
The domed centre of the plain well is surmounted with a baluster shaped capital.
The antique chamber candlestick retains the original detachable snuffer, ornamented with a panelled form in a swirl design and surmounted with simplistic finial.
The chamberstick is fitted with a plain handle embellished to the upper portion with a chased decorated floral design.
The hallmarks struck to the capital and underside of this impressive chamber stick include:
City Mark: Copenhagen, Denmark - 1885 (Three Tower mark including 85)
Silver quality/purity mark: .826 (826/1000 - Three Tower mark)
Assay Master Mark (Stadtsguardein): Simon Groth (1863-1904)
Date Mark: 1885
Makerâ€™s Mark: Anton Michelsen (A.M beneath a crown)
This antique chamber candlestick is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
The hallmarks struck to the underside of the candlesticks are all very clear.
The Danish hallmarks to the surface of the capital show signs of wear in keeping with age and location. Please see images 7 and 8 for reference to hallmarks.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Length from back of handle to front rim 14.3cm/5.6"
Height to top of capital 5.5cm/2.2"
4.8 troy ounces/146g
Origin: Copenhagen, Denmark
Maker: Anton Michelsen
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Antique Danish Silver Chamber Candlestick
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