Pair of Large Silver Plated 5 Arm Regency Style Candelabras – circa 1910.
A tall pair of large silver plate and crystal four-armed candelabras, with an elevated center candle. The candelabras are decorated in the neoclassical manner, with chased linear and bead decoration, complemented by foliate ornament of acanthus on the cups, arms, columns and bases. Tapered columnar posts, topped with ribbon and laurel swags, support four winding, upturned and crossed arms, topped by cup-shaped foliate candleholders around a matching, elevated, columnar center. Each candleholder has a round bobeche beneath, surrounded by a dozen suspended rondelle and teardrop pendant, faceted crystals.
George IV Fiddle Shell and Thread Sterling Silver Flatware Dinner Service for 12
This double-struck flatware service in fiddle, shell and thread pattern was variously made by William Eley, William Fearn and William Chawner I & II in London between 1809 and 1832, with the exception of the knives which were made in Sheffield by Aaron Hatfield (registered in Sheffield by 1812 though the assays indicate manufacture post-1840). Both the luncheon and dinner knives have old French blades in stainless steel: no bolsters, expertly replaced and in excellent condition. The knife handles are crested on one side, towards the bases, with a rampant lion.
The 89 piece service consists of twelve, seven-piece place settings: a 9″ tablespoon, 6 7/8″ dessert spoon, 5 1/2″ teaspoon, 8″ dinner fork, 6 1/2 salad/dessert fork, 8 1/2″ luncheon knife, and 10 1/4″ dinner knife, plus five serving pieces: two 12″ serving/stuffing spoons, a 7″ sauce ladle and two 4″ mustard ladles. The services comes in a high-polish mahogany, two-tiered flatware caddy with polished brass fittings. The caddy dimensions are below.