English Sterling Silver Chamber Candlestick 1824 Stag & Crown Crest For Sale
IMPORTANT ENGLISH GEORGE IV STERLING SILVER OCTAFOIL & DIAMOND CHAMBER CANDLESTICK; CROWNE & STAG FAMILY CREST; EXCELLENT CONDITION
We are quite pleased to offer this George IV sterling silver chamber form candlestick.
Bearing period family crest. A stags head atop crowne.
From the well regarded William Eaton in 1824. First listed in 1813.
Primarily a specialist spoonmaker. His hollowares not often found.
An 1821 Eaton teapot is displayed in the famed Clark collection.
As noted in rarely seen octafoil or eight petal form. Raised diamond between panels.
Conforming diamond and octafoil edge removeable nozzle, hallmarked.
Both drip pan and nozzle with period stag and crowne family crests.
Well cast acanthus cap flying scroll handle. First observed on c1740 George II chambersticks.
This 1824 English sterling silver chamberstick 6 1/2 inches handle to edge.
Thick, heavy guage sterling 9 3/4 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked bit rubbed to base. The marks clear and well struck to interior sleeve of nozzle as shown.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. Original hallmarked nozzle well fit. Stand firm on table or stand. Scattered scuffs and faint lines, mostly around centre of nozzle.
For the discerning collector of the finest Georigan silver, focused upon examples with family crest. An exceptional 1824 English sterling silver octafoil and diamond chamber form candlestick.
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We happily combine items when shipping, saving you costs. We ship twice weekly, usually US Postal Priority. Fully insured for domestic packages, and air parcel overseas. We charge a bit more than actual cost for custom size boxes, shipping materials and to pay for professional packing.
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Remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear from normal use. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention the tiniest bit of wear, or barely discernible flaw is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse. Nor change of taste, or because a buyer did not realize how "small" four inches might be once in hand.
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From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.