A Pair of German .925 Sterling Silver 3 Arm Candelabras circa 1920’s
A Pair of Sterling Silver 3 Arm Candelabras
This pair of sterling candelabras, circa 1920’s, have a very gentle flowing look about them with their smooth Art Nouveau design that distinguishes them from the harsh edges that so many modern candelabras have. Each has the original bobeche to catch the wax drippings that are removable for easy cleaning and each is marked 925.
Marked: On the topside of each base Sterling, 925. each bobeche marked 925. The bottom plates are marked German but are silver-plated.
Each Measures: 10 inches wide x 8 3/4 inches high.
Excellent Condition: No dents or repairs, the silver-plated bottoms show some spotting.
GEORGE III Sterling Silver Tankard by John Langlands II English Hallmarked Newcastle-on-Tyne circa 1796
This is a very handsome sterling silver tankard/mug from the period of George III, Newcastle-0n-Tyne, England. It has a typical baluster shape with a swelling out of the body near the foot, the handle is hollow with a opening in the bottom to allow easy handling of both cold and hot drinks. It is unadorned except for the monogrammed letters W.M.C.
Measures: 5 1/4 inches high x 5 1/4 inches wide (includes handle).
Hallmarked: I& L for JohnLanglands II, Crowned Leopard Head, Assay mark Lion passant denoting .925 Sterling Silver, the duty mark of the Sovereign’s head of George III and the mark of three towers for Newcastle-on-Tyne. The combination of these marks date thispiece circa 1796.
ExcellentCondition: This tankard isover200 years old and has a indent on the top of the handle where the drinker’s thumb would go as you lift your drink. It has a few tiny blemishes on the top rim and the body but nothing major of note, I have tried to photograph this piece well and encourage inquiries to answer any questions you may have.