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Sterling Silver 'Harlequin' Taperstick by William Cafe - Antique George III 1765 (1 of 9)
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Sterling Silver 'Harlequin' Taperstick by William Cafe - Antique George III 1765

REF: A8627 / LA385485
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Description
This is an exceptional, fine and impressive antique George Iii English cast sterling silver taperstick made by William Cafe; an addition of our ornamental silverware collection This exceptional antique George Iii cast sterling silver taperstick has a circular rounded form with a shaped figural column. The cylindrical capital of this cast silver taperstick is encircled with moulded girdles, in addition to a bead decorated border to the rim. The capital surmounts a circular drip pan, ornamented with further bead ornamentation. The exceptional cast sterling silver column has been modelled in the form of a Harlequin*. This impressive figural column surmounts a domed circular shaped base ornamented with scrolling leaf ornamentation. This taperstick does not have a weighted base. This impressive Georgian taper candlestick was crafted by the renowned London silversmith William Cafe. * An antique Harlequin takes the form of a monkey/masked character dressed in a diamond patterned costume. 'Harlequin' is a well-known Zanni character type from the Italian Commedia dell'arte and his role was to be a light-hearted, nimble and astute servant. Maker: William Cafe Date: 1765 Origin: London, England

measurements

Height:
13.3 cm
Diameter of capital 1.6cm, Diameter of drip pan 4.6cm, Diameter of base 6.8cm. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces/150g

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver 'Harlequin' Taperstick by William Cafe - Antique George III 1765 (LA385485) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1765

condition

This antique cast silver taperstick is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the candlestick are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

additional info

Material:
Artisan:
Date of Manufacture:
1765

delivery

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received. INSURANCE IN TRANSIT Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000. All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver. Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

location

This Sterling Silver 'Harlequin' Taperstick by William Cafe - Antique George III 1765 is located in Newcastle, UK

Dealer Information:

AC Silver

Newcastle, UK