A pair of 19th century cut glass and silver plated candelabra by F & C Osler
Lot 170
A pair of 19th century cut glass and silver plated candelabra by F & C Osler
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,100 - 8,500
amended
Lot Details
A pair of 19th century cut glass and silver plated candelabra by F & C Osler
Each with a central faceted spire above four slice cut upturned branches terminating in drip-plans and sconces and with pendant vase-shaped finials, the octagonal stems on domed segmented bases with radiating glass ball feet surmounted by acorn-shaped finials, each silver plated base stamped 'F & C Osler, some glass elements possibly replaced, 42cm in diameter, 70cm high (16.5" in diameter, 27.5" high). (2)

Footnotes

  • In the 19th century Birmingham was renowned for its manufacture of metal and glass goods. The firm of F. & C. Osler (established in 1807 by Thomas Osler in Broad Street) was a principal manufacturer of light fittings and glass furniture, much of which was exported to the Indian sub-continent. A London showroom established the firm as a market leader and it continued to be so throughout the century, with an international reputation for extremely high standards of quality and craftsmanship. Osler who also shared a showroom in Calcutta with the silversmiths Hamilton & Co.

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  • To prospective buyers - Please note that the Bonhams will arrange for the repair of the arm that was broken in transit to the saleroom.
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