Antique Sterling Silver Candlesticks - image 1 of 15

A magnificent, fine impressive pair of antique George IV English cast sterling silver candlesticks made by Robert Garrard II; an addition of our ornamental silverware collection

These magnificent antique George IV cast silver candlesticks, in sterling standard, have a baluster shaped form with a waisted knopped stem onto a shaped base.

The bulbous capitals are embellished floral and foliate decoration accented with interlacing ivy vines, all on a matte background.
The capitals are fitted with the original hallmarked detachable sconces ornamented scrolling leaf and floral ornamentation to the shaped rim in addition to a matte texture and plain scalloped decorated border. Please see images 13 and 14 for hallmarks.

The upper portion of each column is encompassed with a magnificent eagle design peering around the side of a grotesque lion style mask.

The lower knops are encircled with further naturalistic ornamentation flanked with fluted decoration in a swirl design and tiered quilted motifs.

The bases of these antique silver candlesticks are embellished with a continuation of interlacing scrolling leaf and foliate ornamentation; one half of each base incorporates a magnificent lion mask and mystical fish design accented with scale textures.
Each base is encompassed with a large opposing scroll decorated border with a parallelingcollet style rim.

These candlesticks were crafted by the important and renowned Londonsilversmith Robert Garrard II, subsequently R & S Garrard & Co.

These cast sterling silver candlesticks are the finest gauge and examples of their type you could hope to acquire; the most magnificent pair of this type Andrew Campbell has had the pleasure to include within his inventory.

Condition
These antique cast silver candlesticks are a truly exceptional gauge of silver and magnificent quality
These candlesticks are in magnificent condition and the cast decoration is as sharp as the day they were made.
Full hallmarks struck to the rim of each candlestick and part hallmark to each sconce are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the magnificent gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique silverware.

Dimensions
Height 31.7cm/12.5'
Diameter of sconce 8.1cm/3.2'
Diameter of capital 2.6cm/1'
Diameter of base 17.4cm/6.9'

Total Weight
117.8 troy ounces/3664g

Date: 1824
Origin: London, England

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ITEM ID
A7020
COLOR
Silver
ORIGIN
England • English
PURPOSE
Candlesticks
ITEM TYPE
Antique

AC Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Candlesticks

£17,545 GBP
~ $21,730

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