Pair of Antique Cast Silver George II Candlesticks
Pair of Antique Cast Silver George II Candlesticks

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Pair of George II Antique Silver Cast Candlesticks belonging to a Viscount made in 1749


Maker: John Cafe

A very fine pair of George II antique silver cast candlesticks, which are of classical English form. The well of the bases are engraved with a Viscount's coronet.

Date 1749
Made By John Cafe
Location London
Stock Number W47x24

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Maker: John Cafe

A very fine pair of George II antique silver cast candlesticks, which are of classical English form.

The candlesticks have shell shoulders to a knopped baluster stem, raised on shaped bases which are ornamented by four full shells and four half shells.

The well of the bases are engraved with a Viscount’s coronet.

Dimensions: height 22.5 cm, width (of bases) 14.5 cm; weight 43.15 troy oz.

John Cafe

Son of Biles Cafe of the parish of Blackford in the County of Somerset yeoman. Apprenticed to James Gould, 15 December 1730.

Free, 5 March 1740. Livery, September 1746. First mark entered as largeworker, 21 August 1740. Address: Foster Lane. Moved to Carey Lane, 13 April 1741. Second mark, 13 December 1742, ‘the old being broke’. Moved to Gutter Lane, 31 May 1743.

Dead by 13 October 1757, when his apprentices Thomas Hannam and John Perry were turned over, by consent of his executor John Winning, to William Cafe.

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