Sterling Silver Elizabeth II Candelabrum made in 1962-66

£950

A fine sterling silver two light candelabrum in the late 18th century style made in 1962 - 1966. The candlestick was made in 1962 and the branch to match in 1966.

Date 1962 - 1966
Made By Richard Comyns
Location London
Stock Number W53x4
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W53x4
Date:
1962 - 1966
Maker: Richard Comyns
£950
Description

A fine sterling silver two light candelabrum in the late 18th century style made in 1962 – 1966. The candlestick was made in 1962 and the branch to match in 1966.

The candelabrum has a nicely panelled circular base leading to a fluted v-shaped stem. The conforming detachable branch has a central Adam style urn and sinuously leads to the candle receivers on either side.

All the nozzles are detachable and hallmarked.

It is in excellent condition throughout.

Dimensions: height 32.7 cm, height (of candlestick alone) 23.4 cm, spread (of branch) 26 cm

Maker
Richard Comyns

This prestigious firm of manufacturing silversmiths was originally established by William Comyns in c. 1859 when he purchased the business of Robert Tagg, an outworker of Rundell, Bridge & Co.

William Comyns, silversmith, subsequently moved to 1 Percy Mews, Rathbone Place, then to 16 Silver Street, Golden Square, Soho, and to Beak Street, Regent Street. Additional premises were taken from c. 1903 at 54 Marshall Street, Soho.

The firm became William Comyns & Son in c. 1885 when sons Charles and Richard were admitted to the partnership. William Comyns died in January 1916. The business became William Comyn & Sons Ltd in 1930, with R.H. Comyns as permanent governing director.

In 1953, the company was purchased by Bernard Copping and is now one of the few surviving manufacturing silversmiths in London, with premises at Comyns House, Tower Street, London, WC2.

Delivery Details

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All items are checked and photographed prior to packaging, and we aim to dispatch 1-3 days after receiving cleared payment.

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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