Pair of Antique Silver George II Candlesticks made in 1752


These exceptional mid eighteenth century antique cast George II sterling silver, have shaped six shell bases with conforming shaped detachable nozzles.    

Date 1752
Made By George Hindmarsh
Location London
Stock Number W56x12
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Maker: George Hindmarsh

These exceptional mid eighteenth century antique cast George II sterling silver, have shaped six shell bases with conforming shaped detachable nozzles.

Each capital is fitted with the original hallmarked push fit sconce, accented with shell decoration to the corners.

The upper portion of the waisted shaped column features a panelled quatrefoil shaped knop embellished with a lobed shell designs.

Each panelled column is further ornamented with a plain circular knop to the lower portion.

These antique Georgian silver candlesticks are cast do not have weighted bases.

Dimensions, height 8.5 inches, 21.6 cm.

Weight, 36 troy oz.


George Hindmarsh

No record of apprenticeship or freedom. First mark entered as largeworker, in partnership with Robert Abercromby, 11 May 1731. Address: Christopher Court, St. Martin’s Le Grand. Second mark alone, 6 July 1731, same address. Third mark, undated, between 24 December 1735 and 18 March 1736. Address: Glasshouse Yard, Blackfriars. Fourth mark (two sizes), 27 June 1739, same address. Moved to Essex Street, Strand, 7 December 1748. Moved to ‘ye Strand’, 9 July 1753 (register entry without mark). Fifth mark, 15 September 1753. Heal records him as plateworker, St. Martin’s Le Grand, 1731; Blackfriars, 1735; Glasshouse Street, 1739; and as goldsmith, Blackmoors Head, Strand, 1743; goldsmith, Tooley Street, Southwark; and jeweller and goldsmith, Crown opposite Durham Yard, Strand, and King’s Arms and Birdcage, opposite Durham Yard, both c.1750. Like his partner for a few months, Abercromby, Hindmarsh seems to have made practically nothing but salvers , waiters chambersticks and candlesticks

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