Benjamin Smith, III English Antique Sterling Silver Candlesticks, London, 1838/39 - set of 4
This is a stunning set of four candlesticks with wonderful designs and castings.
The original bobeche Are shaped with a cascading edge of leaves. Rising up from the shoulders are a series of leaves decorating the socles.
The middle sections are decorated with draped leaves over the shoulders and leaves rising upwards from their bases. The stunning bases are designed with swirling foliage, scrolls and rocaille decoration. A small cartouche is engraved with a family crest.
These lovely, rare candlesticks are fully hallmarked within the design on the bases and on the bobeche. They measure 9 inches tall, weigh a combined 54.50 troy ounces and are in excellent antique condition.
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