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AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER NINE-LIGHT TABLE CANDELABRUM CENTERPIECE
AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER NINE-LIGHT TABLE CANDELABRUM CENTERPIECE
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AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER NINE-LIGHT TABLE CANDELABRUM CENTERPIECE

MARK OF JOHN MORTIMER AND JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1840

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AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER NINE-LIGHT TABLE CANDELABRUM CENTERPIECE
MARK OF JOHN MORTIMER AND JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1840
The shaped circular base on four acanthus and shell feet, applied with three coats-of-arms with baron's coronet, applied with four stags, with two tiers of foliate branches with sockets, wax-pans and detachable nozzles, the finial formed as an eagle perched atop a tree, with alternative central bowl with openwork acorn and oak-leaf rim, marked on base, coats-of-arms, coronets, deer, branch sockets, wax-pans, sockets, detachable nozzles. finial and bowl rim
38 ¼ in. (97.2 cm.) high
642 oz. 12 dwt. (19,967 gr.)
The arms are those of Middleton impaling Williams quartering Hamlyn, for Charles Noel, 2nd Baron Barham (1781-1866) and his third wife Arabella (d.1829), daughter of Sir James Hamlyn-Williams Bt., whom he married in 1820.
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