An extraordinary and large mid 19th. century French Ormolu and Black Marble Candelabrum. It stands 40 1/2 ins. high. There is a chip from the marble base but is otherwise in good condition. A wonderful centrepiece for the Christmas table !
A pair of very unusual and rare octagonal cross section Chinese 19th. century vases converted to table lamps. They are painted in the famille verte palette with panels of ladies and sprays of flowers and have ormolu mounts to top and bottom. They are in very good condition and are 15 ins. high overall. The actual vases are 11 1/2 ins. high.
A rare and unusually heavy Regency silver candlestick or chamberstick with pleated rim, engraved with a detailed coat of arms or crest with a Unicorn on top.
The maker was Robinson, Edkins & Aston, in Birmingham and dating to 1834.
Condition: Superb! very light wear for age and type, details quite sharp and not greatly polished.
Weight: 366 grams! Unusually for this type, normally they are around 100-200 grams.
Ex. Danish Collection of English silver.
This is a beautiful and very decorative Louis XV Style Rococo wrought iron Chandelier made at the beginning of the 20th century, boasting an intricate and lovely scrolled frame, consisting of a central shaft highlighted with acanthus and floral patterns, mounted by a total of six arms, which have been recently wired to the US Standard and featuring flower-shaped bobeches for an appealing result. Circa date 1900. Dimensions 38"high/ 34"diameter.
Of small and nicely shaped form, this whale oil lamp measures 4 3/4" high, with the drip pan measuring 3 1/2" in diameter. Nicely turned, bulbous font, with stem attached to base with screw, and handle is cast and attached with two rivets. Missing the burner, it is in otherwise good condition, some verdigris on the font, with older patina to surface.
This is a tall and very decorative late 19th century wrought iron Candlestick boasting an impressive pierced and twisted metalwork standing on a tripod base consisting of three scrolled legs. Circa date 1890. Dimensions 42"high/ 13"wide (Base).
Set of Four Hammered and Silvered Bronze Arts and Crafts Candlesticks, Early 20th Century, Unmarked. 13" high.
Exceptional Pair of Italian Grand Tour Bronze Candlesticks with nicely detailed foliate decoration and with good patina and fine castings. Having a removable ormolu drip pan above a bronze candle cup and supported by a turned and foliate decorated column with a tripartite scrolling ormolu base and mounted on a tripartite bronze plinth. These would have been brought home as a souvenir by someone who had made the Grand Tour. Italy, circa 1870.
This is a handsome and large wrought iron Chandelier from the beginning of the 20th century mounted by a total of 8 lights with crown shaped bobeche, all supported by 4 bars with trefoil pattern connected to the canopy. Note this item will have to be rewired to the US Standard. Circa date 1900. Dimensions 34"high/ 29"diameter.
An exceptional Weller Pottery table lamp with an usual base of forest ground with carved foliate stems with blue and yellow flowers. The body is surmounted by a black metal shaft holding 2 sockets. The lamp does not have a shade, and its original cord should be replaced. Condition of the pottery is quite good, while the shaft has some paint loss. The lamp sits on a carved wood Chinese style base...
A nice pair of English brass candlesticks, with beehive stalks, squared base, in good untouched condition, with ejectors. Stamped Solid English on bases.
Dimension: 8 3/4"
The bases on these candlesticks are a bit unusual with their slightly tiered oblong form. They are of multipart construction, one still retaining its pushrod. We might say these are in wonderful antique condition meaning that they have flaws. As noted, one is missing its ejector, the bases of both are warped, the lips of the nozzles are also warped, one stick has a faint dimple, and there are minor surface blemishes on each candlestick...
These English brass candlesticks have a tapering form and are constructed in multiple parts. They have pushrods and date to the first half of the 19th C. In generally very good condition although one of the pushrods is missing its button. Please note that the photo erroneously shows the candlesticks standing at angles due to lens distortions.
Dimension: 8 1/8" h
A pair of English brass candlesticks with bowl and diamond cut knop standing on squared bases, and having working push rods to eject candles. In very good condition, date from latter half of 19th C. Please note that the picture of the pair erroneously shows the sticks at an angle - it is due to lens distortion.
Dimension: 8" h
A very fine pair of brass English candlesticks with beehive and diamond cut features, with pushrods. They date from the mid to late 19th C. and are unmarked. Very good condition with only a button missing from one of the rods. These candlesticks are notable for the slightly concave bases which make them more distinctive than the standard rectangular shapes.
Dimension: 11 1/4" h
Commonly thought to be commemorative mementos of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1897, these brass candlesticks are stamped on the base Queen of Diamonds. They are in excellent condition, with one having lost its ejector; the other retaining it.
Dimension: 11 1/2" h
Measuring 10" high, with square bases measuring just over 4", with scalloped corners, this pair of 19th century Russian candlesticks have robust turnings and are cast in two pieces, the turned stem visible from the bottom. Very heavy, weighing 7 pounds, they retain a nice soft patina, with verdigris visible on the bases. There is some slight variation in the turnings of this pair, and the lip of one of the sticks is slightly thicker than the other, visible in photos...
French Rococo and Louis XV features inform the design of these candelabra which sit on a a footed sinuous base with ornate embellishments from which rise intertwining stems whose sinusoidal arms support separately 4 sockets and bobeches. The finish is gold patination of which there is modest loss. The base is constructed of 3 pieces. Other than the previously noted finish losses, the candelabra are in very good condition. Some of the bobeches rotate freely.
Dimension: 15" h