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Victorian Sterling Silver Chamber Candlesticks

Ref: A3911 / LA49054

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Description

These fine Victorian sterling silver chambersticks (chamber candlesticks) have a plain hexafoil shaped form.

The lower portion of the plain, waisted bell shaped capitals are embellished with embossed fluted decoration.

Each chamber candlestick retains the original detachable hallmarked sconce and the original detachable hallmarked snuffer.

The snuffers have a conical form and are embellished with scrolling leaf ornamentations to the pegs in addition to simplified urn style finials.

The sconce, snuffer and wax pan of each chamberstick is ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a double-headed (bicapitate) eagle displayed, below an earl's coronet.

The rims of the wax pans and sconces are encompassed with further applied thread decorated borders; the border to each base incorporates a rounded collared design to each incurve.

Each antique silver chamberstick is fitted with a scrolling handle featuring a chased scrolling thumbpiece and receiver socket for the snuffer.

The underside of each base bears the retailer's mark 'Hunt & Roskell, Late Storr Motimer & Hunt' in addition to the registration number '5048'.

These exceptional chambersticks, crafted by the renowned and collectable London silversmith John Samuel Hunt, are an exceptional gauge and quality of their type.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique Victorian silverware.

Maker: John Samuel Hunt
Date: 1850
Origin: London, England

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Measurements

Length from back of handle to rim 17.5cm/6.9"
Diameter of well 15.4cm/6.1"
Diameter of sconce 5.8cm/2.3"
Height 7.5cm/3"
Height of snuffer 7.2cm/2.8"

Declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Victorian sterling silver chamber candlesticks (A3911 / LA49054) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1850.

Condition

These antique silver chambersticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The bright cut engraved crests are very crisp and the embossed and chased decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each chamberstick, to the sleeve of the sconces and the surface of the snuffers are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

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Delivery

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, Royal Mail Parcel Force, Royal Mail International Signed For, or FedEx. Other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. Delivery Time UK: Approx. 2-3 working days. Worldwide: Approx. 5-7 working days.

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