A pair of Victorian silver candlesticks by John Samuel Hunt, London 1850, stamped to the base Hunt & Roskell Late Storr Mortimer & Hunt, 5047

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Lot 603
A pair of Victorian silver candlesticks
by John Samuel Hunt, London 1850, stamped to the base Hunt & Roskell Late Storr Mortimer & Hunt, 5047

Sold for £ 3,500 (US$ 4,281) inc. premium

Jewellery and Silver

2 Dec 2015, 10:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Antique Silver
A pair of Victorian silver candlesticks
by John Samuel Hunt, London 1850, stamped to the base Hunt & Roskell Late Storr Mortimer & Hunt, 5047
On plain shaped circular foot, the domed centre engraved with crest, the spiraling fluted and gadrooned column leading to the socket decorated with an oval shaped border, the shaped circular removable wax pans gadrooned and fluted, height 28.5cm, weight 59oz.

Footnotes

  • Please note the following:

    The crest and coronet are that of Richard Meade, 2nd Earl of Clanwilliam (1800-1805).
    Richard Meade was born in 1766, and married Caroline, daughter of the Count von Thun at Schuschnitz, Bohemia in 1793.
    The couple's son, Richard, inherited his father's earldom in 1805, entered the Diplomatic Service and attended the 1814 Congress of Vienna with Lord Castlereagh in 1814, while each of their two daughters married courtiers to the Emperor of Austria.
    The crest is of an eagle with two heads, wings expanded and below a crown. The crest of many families including Strong, Goodman, Harrison, Lumley, etc.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the following: The crest and coronet are that of Richard Meade, 2nd Earl of Clanwilliam (1800-1805). Richard Meade was born in 1766, and married Caroline, daughter of the Count von Thun at Schuschnitz, Bohemia in 1793. The couple's son, Richard, inherited his father's earldom in 1805, entered the Diplomatic Service and attended the 1814 Congress of Vienna with Lord Castlereagh in 1814, while each of their two daughters married courtiers to the Emperor of Austria.
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