Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks by George Eadon & Co - Georgian 1800s. These magnificent antique George III English sterling silver candlesticks have a plain subtly tapering columnar form.
The large and impressive Corinthian capital of each candlestick retains the original hallmarked detachable push fit sconce ornamented with a plain moulded rim. The cylindrical columns are supported by a cuboid plinth to an impressive plain square stepped three tier base. The plinth is embellished with a fine and impressive bright cut engraved coat of arms depicting the Head family coat of arms encircled with a belt accented with the family motto'Study Quiet'.The base retains the original contemporary engraved inscription'A token of respect from Francis Head to her aunt Dame Mary Ann Head. 1803' to the lowest tier.
Both candlesticks are fitted with turned mahogany bases to the underside. These magnificent candlesticks were crafted by George Eadon, George Kibbles & John Weaver of George Eadon & Co. These antique candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in presentation condition. These candlesticks are in the original and exceptional condition in keeping with age. There are minor blemishes to each candlestick as to be expected in keeping with age; this does not detract from the aesthetic appearance of this fine pair of candlesticks.Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each candlestick and part hallmarks to the sleeve of each sconce are all very clear; the hallmarks to each candlestick are slightly worn in keeping with age. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these fine examples of Georgian silverware. 18.1cm /7.2 square. Diameter of top of column. Diameter of base of column. An accurate weight of silver cannot be provided as these candlesticks are fitted with mahogany bases. Maker: George Eadon & Co. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond! See the tabs below to read more about our policies. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Sterling Silver Column Candlesticks by George Eadon & Co Georgian 1800s" is in sale since Sunday, June 15, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Candlesticks/Candelabra". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.