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Sterling Silver Shabbat Candlesticks - Vintage George VI (1940)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large pair of vintage George VI English sterling silver Shabbat candlesticks; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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Description


These exceptional vintage silver Shabbat/Sabbath* candlesticks, in sterling standard, have a baluster shaped form onto a square, incurved shaped base.


The circular rounded capitals are encircled with impressive embossed simplified foliate festoons accented with a central floral motif, all suspended from simple bead designs.


The capitals retain the original hallmarked detachable push fit sconces, with plain moulded borders to the rims.


The capitals are supported by circular, baluster shaped columns featuring further embossed stylised floral and foliate festoons to the central bulbous portion.


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


The incurved shaped bases are surmounted with a large domed portion, ornamented with embossed festoon designs identical to the columns and capitals.


These vintage silver candlesticks do not have weighted bases, and are the largest of their type you could hope to acquire.


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


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Date: 1940

Condition


These vintage silver Shabbat candlesticks are an exceptional gauge of silver for their type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The embossed decoration to each candlestick is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each base are clear and the part hallmarks to the interior of each sconce are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these exceptional sterling silver candlesticks.


Dimensions


Height 42.3cm/16.7"

Width of base 16cm/6.3"

Diameter of sconce 6.1cm/2.4"


Weight


34 troy ounces/1056g


 
 
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