Antique silver candlesticks, sconcesor candelabrahave existed since very early times and were a necessity for illuminating space before the arrival of electricity. In the modern-day, silver candlesticks give polished, gleaming and warm notes to the decoration of a room.
The present set of three silver candlesticks originates from the Royal Family Silver of the House of Wettin and, especially, from the King of Saxony and Duke of Warsaw Frederick Augustus III/I. One candlestick was made in 1772 and the other two in 1773.
This silver, round candlestick originates from the Royal Silver Collection of the House of Wettin; especially, from the property of King of Saxony and Duke of Warsaw Frederick Augustus III/I. It was made in Dresden by Carl David Schrödel. It is mentioned by O’Byrn in his inventory catalogue of 1880.
This pair of silver candlesticks presents an elegantly decorated standing type of candlesticks. The foot presents on its whole an angular form with eight profiled edges and has a light vaulted shape. Kassel 1766, 1774, Isaak Baucair, Huguenot silversmith of the court.
This pair of two light, silver-gilt candelabra originates from Strasbourg, an important city, famous in 18th century also for its vermeil-objects. The candelabra present an elegant example of neoclassicism from the second half of 18th century. Maker: Jacques-Henri Alberti.
This silver three-light candelabrum is a wonderful example of Frederician Rococo from Silesia. The candelabrum takes its very elegant and developing braided form through elaborate embossing. Wroclaw c. 1757, Benjamin Hentschel.
This antique silver George II candlestick is raised on a cast hexagonal base adorned with stylised floral garlands on the six projecting parts. A wonderful english rococo example made in London 1753 by John Quantock.
The present pair of silver candlesticks represents an elaborated type of candlesticks of the Régence and the Rococo. The varying decoration, with engravings, casted and plastic ornamentation creates an artistic contrast. Augsburg 1717/8, Johannes Warnberger.
This pair of candlesticks presents a baluster formed type of silverware candlesticks from Berlin. The octagonal, edged foot is vaulted and bright as well as decorated in different levels. Made c. 1740/50 by Johann B. Müller.
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