Pair of George III Antique Silver Candlesticks made in 1763
A pair of George III silver candlesticks with corinthian columns on plain, square stepped bases.
|Made By||Emick Romer|
A pair of George III antique silver candlesticks with corinthian columns on plain, square stepped bases.
The tops of the columns are beautifully cast and pierced.
The plain, stepped bases are an unusual feature. A small family crest is engraved on the corner of the top step at the column base.
The original hallmarked nozzles are detachable.
An unusual pair of candlesticks by a fine maker.
Dimensions: height 26.80 cm
Emick Romer, son of Michel Michelsen Romer, goldsmith of Oslo (1682 – 1739) born 2 August, 1724.
Seems to have settled in a London in the early 1750s. First mark entered in the missing register around 1758 and was working at 123, High Holborn.
He was a noted supplier to Parker and Wakelin (one of the major suppliers to the King and the nobility) of pierced baskets, epergnes and tea caddies. Candlesticks were also a speciality and most of them have finely pierced decoration to the capitals.
Seems to have returned to Norway by May 1795, where he settled in Halden, in the south of the country.
A maker of fine and unusual pieces.
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