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Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860

An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Russian silver Shabbat candlesticks; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860
Antique Silver Russian Candlesticks
Russian Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Antique Circa 1860

Description


These exceptional antique silver Russian Shabbat/Sabbath* candlesticks have a baluster, circular rounded form onto a plain square base.


The circular rounded hallmarked capitals are encircled with impressive embossed fluted decoration to the lower portion, segmented with vertical rope twist strands.


Each capital is further encompassed with a pierced decorated scalloped border to the upper rim.


The capitals are supported by circular, baluster shaped columns featuring bands of volute scrolling leaf ornamentation.


The knops to the upper portion of the columns are encircled with embossed scrolling leaf designs.


The plain square bases are surmounted with a large domed portion, ornamented to the lower portion with embossed stylised leaf decoration on a matte background.


These impressive antique silver candlesticks do not have weighted bases.


The hallmarks struck to the rim of the bases include:

Maker's mark: М.ГОЛДСМИАБ (untraced)

Assay mark: T.T, 1860 (Timofey Tripetsky/Тимофей Трипецкий - Vilnius/вильна)

Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks**)


* Shabbat is the Hebrew word for Sabbath, which derives from the Hebrew word for rest.


**84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver


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Condition


These antique silver Russian candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The hallmarks struck to the rim of each base and sconce are all clear.


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


Dimensions


Height 33.5cm/13.2"

Width of base 12.5cm/4.9" square


Total Weight


27.8 troy ounces/865g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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