13 - 14 June 2002
A set of four George II silver candlesticks
Mark of William Grundy, London, 1754
Each baluster shaped, on shaped hexagonal base with shell angles and with rope-twist borders, with spool shaped sockets, the bases each engraved on the base with a lozenge of arms and a crest, two with conforming nozzles engraved with a crest, two with associated plated nozzles, marked on bases and sockets
9in. (23cm.) high
The later crest is that of Botfield presumably for Beriah Botfield, Esq. (1768-1813) (4)
Almost certainly bought by Beriah Botfield, Esq. (1768-1813) for Norton Hall, Daventry, Northamptonshire and by descent to his son
Beriah Botfield, Esq. (1807-1863), Norton Hall and by whom bequeathed to the Thynne family.
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1942 Inventory, Norton Hall Schedule B, Butler's Pantry, 'set of four 9¼ in. moulded candlesticks, 1754 with shell corners 35.0.0'.
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