A fine and impressive pair of antique Russian silver Sabbath candlesticks; part of our Russian silverware collection
These fine Russian Sabbath
have a knopped stem onto a circular spreading foot with a square base. candlesticks
The panelled capitals are plain and unembellished.
Each candlestick is embellished with floral and scroll embossed and chased decoration.
antique Sabbath candlesticks are fitted with associated unmarked sconces.
The rim of each sconce is ornamented with a band of scroll, leaf and flower embossed decoration.
Each base displays the contemporary engraved initials
silver candlesticks have weighted bases with green baize to the underside. Russian
The halllmarks struck to these candlesticks:
W Luther Maker's mark: Partially rubbed - asseyor illegible/ date 1855 Asseyor's mark: 84 (84 zolotniks 875/1000) Silver quality/purity mark:
The Zilant (Kazan) City mark:
These antique candlesticks are a very good gauge of
silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.
The embossed decoration remains very sharp.
There is a slight variation between the height of these candlesticks of around 0.6cm/0.25". Part of the stem is slightly compressed to one candlestick, just below the capital, reducing the height.
The majority of the
struck to the surface of the base of each candlestick are very clear. hallmarks Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Russian silverware.
Candlestick One Height 33.7cm/13.25"
Candlestick Two Height 33cm/13"
Base 12cm/4.7" Square
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