Pair of pedestal stem candlesticks, with provenance provided
Lot 12*
A very fine pair of baluster candlesticks, circa 1725-35
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 17,604) inc. premium

Lot Details
A very fine pair of baluster candlesticks, circa 1725-35
The sockets with everted pan tops and coil collars at the bases, set on beaded knops above wrythen or swirled panel-moulded stems, the eight-sided pedestals with moulded diamonds on the shoulders, above further coil collars and beaded knops set above cushion knops, on wide domed and terraced feet, 27cm high (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Dwight Lanmon Collection. Formerly in the Cecil Davis Collection and sold by Arthur Churchill Ltd. Illustrated by G Bernard Hughes, A Chronology of English Candlesticks, Antiques Magazine March 1930, p.235, fig 8. Also illustrated by Sidney Crompton, English Glass (1967), pl.97. In his 1930 article Hughes illustrates at fig.9 another related candlestick with two opposing swirled panel-moulded stems. This specimen in the Victoria and Albert Museum is also illustrated by W B Honey, Glass, A Handbook (1945), pl.53c. A pair of candlesticks of similar type but with inverted pedestal stems is illustrated by Ward Lloyd, Investing in Georgian Glass (1969), p.49.
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