A MATCHED SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
A MATCHED SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
A MATCHED SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
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A MATCHED SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS

MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, ONE SET OF FOUR 1806, THE OTHER 1809

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A MATCHED SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, ONE SET OF FOUR 1806, THE OTHER 1809
Tapering, with lobed vase-shaped sockets and detachable nozzles and filled spreading circular bases, four engraved with crest only and four with coat-of-arms and crest, with stamped weights on the 1806 set: 15:2 / 15:8 / 14:18 / 15:3, the 1809 set stamped: 16:9 / 16:2 / 16:9 / 16:13, marked to bases and nozzles
12 1⁄4 in. (31.1 cm.) and 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, respectively
The crest on the 1806 set is that of Coles with a cadency mark for the second son, for James Benjamin Coles (1784-1862), second son of James Coles (1751-1817) of Parrocks Lodge, co. Somerset.

The arms on the 1809 set are those of Fiennes quartering Twistleton with Eardley in pretence, for George, 14th Baron of Saye and Sele (1769-1844) and his wife Maria (d. 1834), only daughter and heir of Sampson, Baron Eardley, whom he married in 1794.
Provenance
Acquired from J. H. Bourdon-Smith, London, November 1992.

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