Description & Technical information

Both candelabra richly cast and chased, the domed shaped circular bases of rococo scrolling foliage incorporating three cartouches enclosing a coat of arms and two crests, the stems in the form of kneeling blackamoors, each with detachable two-light branches, the sconces supported on the heads of female caryatids, the drip pans each engraved with two crests above esquires' helmets and foliate mantling, the undersides with scratch weights: '40 - 19' and '39 = 9'
Weight: 4603g, 148 oz

Date:  1739
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England, London
Medium: silver
Signature: Maker`s mark of Benjamin Godfrey

Dimensions: 41.2 cm (16¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Silver