This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
As the Northern Hemisphere hours of daylight reduce so the visual attraction and warmth offered by candle or subtle electric light increases.
Perhaps the most noticeable element of a dining table display is the light source and its design, that luxurious element which adds the finishing touch. The details of design show through; the cluster column candlesticks (lot 408), have boars head trophies to the bases; the Regency bronzed and ormolu candlesticks (lot 411) have storks drinking from waterfalls.
Samuel Clarke's patented designs for 'Cricklites' were produced at the end of the 19th century in a variety of forms, lot 410 is a useful centerpiece with the addition of flower posy holders to the base and ideally is of a good height so as to avoid interfering with views of fellow diners.