A Pair of George III Antique Silver Candlesticks
A Pair of George III Antique Silver Candlesticks

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Pair of George III Antique Silver Candlesticks made in 1778


An exceptional pair of George III silver candlesticks of corinthian column form, with ionic capitals. The sconces are removable for easier cleaning.

Date 1778
Made By John Winter & Co
Location Sheffield
Stock Number W53x23

Out of stock

Maker: John Winter & Co

An exceptional pair of George III antique silver candlesticks of corinthian column form, with ionic capitals. The sconces are removable for easier cleaning.

The bases of the candlesticks are square with beaded borders and have a high relief ribbon garland decoration.

The bases are also engraved, on one side, with the crest of the Bowes-Lyon family, the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne of Glamis Castle, Scotland.

Dimensions: height 29.5 cm, width (of base) 12.32 cm

Provenance: Acquired by the Lyon family, The Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, thence by descent through the Bowes-Lyon family into which the late Queen Mother was born. The 9th Earl Strathmore, John Bowes-Lyon married in 1777

John Winter & Co

A Sheffield silversmith.

Maker of candlesticks c. 1770.

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