These were made by John Watson in Sheffield England. Both candlesticks and even the bobeches are fully hallmarked with makers mark "IW", George III duty mark, Lion passant, crown over date letter "T".
The date mark is Crown over "T" which is the date for 1816. Guaranteed over 200 years old.. The candlesticks are in an ornate Rococco form.
There are no monograms or no crests. The candlesticks are weighted as most from the period were.They are a heavy gauge silver and guaranteed solid sterling 925/1000. The removable bobeches are original to the candlesticks and are hallmarked as such. The original bobeches alone weigh about 50 grams each of solid sterling silver.
This is an incredible set. Very good condition for age. I do not see any dents, dings, or repairs.
Upon close inspection you may notice some scratches and wear from normal use and age (typical for pieces of this age) These are fabulous and display beautifully. Guaranteed a late Georgian period matching pair of candlesticks w/ original bobeches that are over 200 years old.
Each measures about 8 1/2 tall. We have been long time collectors and dealers of early English Transferware, Quality 19th century furniture, and Victoriana. We always strive to describe the items to the best of our abilities. All items we sell are old and will show appropriate wear and tear, the pieces will not look brand new.
We are only responsible for the item while in our possession. We will pack all items VERY WELL with bubble wrap and peanuts(furniture will be packed by the shipper).
Check out our other auctions for other early transferware and quality antiques. The item "Georgian Early 19th Century 1816 English Rococco Sterling Silver Candlesticks" is in sale since Saturday, October 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "alley-antiques" and is located in Marysville, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Bermuda, Ecuador, Gibraltar, Jordan, Luxembourg, Oman, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay.