These exceptional antique Austrian silver candlesticks have a circular rounded form.
The waisted shaped capitals of these exceptional examples of antique 1840s silverware are encircled with convex fixed sconces ornamented with embossed and chased floral and foliate decoration.
The capitals are supported by baluster shaped columns incorporating a circular knop to the lower portion embellished with further floral and foliate decoration.
The swept circular foot of each candlestick is further embellished with scrolling leaf and floral decoration, reflecting that to the scone and knops.
These exceptional silver candle holders do not have weighted bases, and the hallmarks struck to the underside of each include:
Maker's mark: Unknown
Assay mark: A (Vienna, Austria)
Date mark: 1840
Silver quality/purity mark: 13 (13 löthige/loth, .812.5 (812.5/1000))
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