A rare pair of early Victorian (1838) tapersticks, in a much earlier George II style, by Sheffield maker Samuel Walker & Co. Featuring squared bobeches on a knopped column and a shaped stepped base with repoussé accents. They are stamped to the underside with the S.
W & Co makers mark alongside three hallmarks for sterling, 1838, Sheffield, and a King William IV duty mark. Each 5 3/8 taperstick bears removable fully marked bobeches with scrolled knobs and foliate and ringed shafts. They are weighted and one shaft bears a clear EPOXY repair sticks was at one point bent and in repairs, the silver split open.
With cement, they weigh about 7.5 troy ounces. A very rare an extremely ornate Pair of Silver tapersticks. The item "English Sterling Silver candlesticks tapersticks Georgian Sheffield 1838 pair" is in sale since Monday, February 19, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "bdnad" and is located in Portland, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.