A Pair of George III Three -Light Candelabra
A Pair of George III Three -Light Candelabra

Pair of George III Antique Silver Three Light Candelabra made in 1819


A towering and statuesque pair of antique silver George III three light candelabra. These magnificent candelabra would grace any home or occasion.

Date 1819
Made By Kirkby Waterhouse & Co
Location Sheffield
Stock Number W50x16
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Maker: Kirkby Waterhouse & Co

A towering and statuesque pair of antique silver George III three light candelabra.

The sconces of the candlesticks are embossed with staggered shell scroll corners, and the waisted fluted columns are embossed with leaf scroll corners on shaped, circular bases which are highly embossed. The branches are embellished with fruiting vines and are leaf capped. The bases are crested and this is repeated on the centre scone of each branch.

These magnificent candelabra would grace any home or occasion. The Queen owns a set of 12 candlesticks of exactly the same model and silversmith, which entered the Royal collection through Queen Victoria (pictured in additional images).

All made by Kirkby, Waterhouse & Co in 1819 (one branch in 1814).

Dimensions: height at side  23.5 inches , 59.69 cm; height at centre, 20 inches ,  50.80 cm; full span 20.5 inches,   50.07 cm ; width of base 7 inches,  17.78 cm.

Weight: weight of branches 119 troy oz ( the candlesticks are filled).

Kirkby Waterhouse & Co

A well known Sheffield Silversmithing firm of the early 19th century. The partners were James Kirkby, Joseph Waterhouse and John Hodgson.

Made candlesticks, candelabra and fine large presentation silver.

The Queen owns a set of 12 Candlesticks 1814/1815 by this maker, having entered the Royal collection via Queen Victoria.

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Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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