Pair of George II Cast Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Pair of George II Cast Sterling Silver Candlesticks
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Reserved Item

Pair of George II Antique Silver Cast Candlesticks made as a Wedding Present to the Countess of Barrymore in 1737

£6,800

Maker: John Luff

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.

Date 1737
Made By John Luff
Location London
Stock Number W55x21
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W55x21
Date:
1737
Maker: John Luff
£6,800Reserved
Description

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.

 

Maker
John Luff

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

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