A pair of George II silver cast candlesticks, by Paul de Lamerie, London 1735. photo Bonhams
the spool-shaped capitals with reeded band, the inverted baluster and knop stems with concave flutes to each side and lobes to shoulder, each terminating in a shaped square base with sunken well, height 17.6cm, weight 27.62oz. (2). Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, € 17,000 - 23,000 - Unsold.
A set of four George III silver Corinthian column candlesticks, maker's mark script TH or IH script, for detail of mark see A. Grimwade, numbers 3830-3834, unidentified, London 1770. photo Bonhams
A set of four George II silver candlesticks, by William Gould, London 1747. photo Bonhams
of shaped-square section, with detachable drip-pans, spool-shaped capitals and tapering knopped stems, the bases engraved with a crest, height 20.5cm, weight 57.1oz. Sold for £6,000
Note: The crest remains unidentified.
A set of four George II-III Irish silver cast candlesticks, by James Warren Dublin, no date letter circa 1760. photo Bonhams
each of fluted and knop stem form with shell motifs to corners and terminating in a stepped and shaped square base again with shell motifs to corners, engraved with crest on sconce and in sunken well, height 26.5cm, weight 90.66oz. (4). Sold for £5,520
Note: The crest of the Irish families FLOOD, MAGAURAN, MACQUEEN, TAUBMA, GILDEA, WYNNE, QUIN, CUBBAGE, SUTTON, WATKINS, PRITTIE, McCULLY.
A set of four George III cast silver candlesticks, by Ebenezer Coker, London 1763. photo Bonhams
the knopped and fluted stems terminating in sloping and shaped square bases embellished with concave and convex shell motifs, rope-twist borders throughout, with crested sconces, now fixed, height 25.5cm, weight 78.9oz. (4). Sold for £5,400
Note: This crest is recorded for ADAMSON of Newcastle on Tyne, and for CORBREAKE and for WHITEHEAD.
A set of four George III silver candlesticks, by Nathaniel Smith & Co, Sheffield 1794. photo Bonhams
oval form, reeded borders, capitals and lower bodies with petalled decoration below a zig zag border, crested, height 29cm. (4). Sold for £4,080.
Note: The crest recorded in 1900 for ANDREWS, COLQUHOUN, LEITH, NORCLIFFE, RAIKES, SEMPILL and over 100 further names.