Pair of George II Antique Silver Cast Candlesticks made as a Wedding Present to the Countess of Barrymore in 1737
A pair of beautiful George II cast silver candlesticks of knopped form with faceted stems on shaped-square bases. The candlesticks were given as a gift to The Hon Margaret Davys, daughter of the 1st Viscount Mountcashel, on her marriage to James Barry, 5th Earl of Barrymore on 8 June 1738.
|Made By||John Luff|
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A pair of beautiful George II cast silver candlesticks of knopped form with faceted stems on shaped-square bases. They are of a very heavy gauge and very fine quality.
These candlesticks are incredibly elegant and would grace any home.
Dimensions: height 18 cm, base 11 cm Weight 33 Troy ozs
Provenance: The candlesticks were given as a gift to The Hon Margaret Davys, daughter of the 1st Viscount Mountcashel, on her marriage to James Barry, 5th Earl of Barrymore on 8 June 1738. She subsequently gave them as a gift in 1757, as per the inscription under the base.
John Luff, a London silversmith, apprenticed in 1711. Hallmark registered – 2nd October 1724. Worked at Gunpowder Alley, New Street, Shoe Lane. Appears to be working until the late 1740s.
His work – which is quite rare – is always of exceptional quality. He appears to have specialised in holloware such as candlesticks, coffee pots and salvers.
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