Candlestick with bobeche

Object Number: 
ca. 1815
Sheffield plate
Overall: 11 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. ( 28.3 x 13.7 cm )
Cast, seamed and wrought Sheffield plate candlestick; tapered conical shaft with molded acanthus leaf decoration around the bottom; applied, cast convex shoulder with chased acanthus scrolls and spiral gadrooning around the edge and a baluster neck, supporting a cast socket with a globular lower body with molded acanthus decoration, a cylindrical neck, and a molded rim; circular, cast bobeche with an applied, chased foliate, shell and gadrooned rim; shaft set on a cast circular foot with a band of chased foliate, shell and gadrooning; pedestal raised in the center to a squat, globular knop covered in molded acanthus leaves; base weighted; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group