This is a most imposing pair of antique Georgian sterling silver candlestick made by William Adby and hallmarked in London 1769. They are very ornate and substantial sitting firmly on baize covered bases (for accuracy a slight lean to one). There is a variety of decoration overall with the raised base divided into 5 panels each individually decorated and one incorporating an ornate cartouche which was originally engraved but now very faint with just an outline.
The stems have decorated panels and removable sconces which are also decorated. Clearly and identically hallmarked to the bases with partial hallmarks also to the sconces. The candlesticks are weighted for stability. Overall a fine and imposing pair of Georgian silver candlesticks.Height 34.5 cms (13.5 ins). Base diameter 16.5 cms (6.5 ins). Total weight 3283 gms (115 ozs). The item "PAIR TALL ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH STERLING SILVER CANDLESTICKS WILLIAM ADBY" is in sale since Friday, December 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Candlesticks/Candelabra".
The seller is "wentworthsilver" and is located in Rugby. This item can be shipped worldwide.