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Pair of George II Style Sterling Silver Candlesticks made in 1971-2


A pair of sterling silver candlesticks in classic mid-eighteenth century style with hexafoil bases.

Date 1971 - 1972
Made By David. J. Shure, Roberts & Dore
Location London
Stock Number W54x39

Out of stock

1971 - 1972
Maker: David. J. Shure, Roberts & Dore

A pair of sterling silver candlesticks in classic mid-eighteenth century style with hexafoil bases.

The cylindrical capitals retain the original hallmarked detachable nozzles.

The upper portion of the waisted shaped columns features a shaped knop.

The 1971 candlestick bears the makers mark of David Shure and the 1972 candlestick is made by David Shure but struck with the retailers mark of Roberts and Dore. (They are identical)

The candlesticks are in excellent condition,  filled for balance and are visually like John Cafe circa 1750 originals.

Dimensions, height 24 cm.

David. J. Shure

A fine London silversmith.

Roberts & Dore

Roberts and Doré has a distinguished pedigree dating back to 1908 when Thomas Roberts, a respected figure in the City of London, was unable to source silverware of the quality he desired. Establishing himself as a manufacturing silversmith and cutler, he gathered together some of the best craftsmen in the country and took on extensive premises in London’s Hatton Garden (which soon had a reputation for being the finest silver showrooms anywhere in London).

The business was an immediate success. Tom’s renowned refusal to compromise on quality and design soon saw his craftsmen supplying the top London stores and his pieces were exported throughout the World; including special commissions for international royalty, and many governments. Their old letter headings show “Contractors to H M Government”. He was also responsible for producing a special trophy for the American Kennedy dynasty. Carrying on the tradition, as late as 1990, Roberts and Dore were appointed as silversmiths to The Royal Guard of Oman.

Roberts and Doré continued to flourish through three generations of the Roberts family. Tom’s son, Trevor, joined in 1926 and Trevor’s sons, Henry and Kim, joined in 1958 and 1968 respectively.

During the two World Wars, the company’s expertise was harnessed in supplying cutlery and food containers to the troops.

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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

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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