An Exquisite Set of Four Rococo Candlesticks

An Exquisite Set of Four Rococo Candlesticks

By Edward Wakelin
London, 1753

Height: 29.9 cm, 11 3/4in
Weight: 5,580 g, 179 oz 8 dwt.

The candlesticks resting on tripartite bases with scrolled toes, scale works and cast roses as applied decoration. The magnificent bases twisted throughout and continuing through the stem to the capital. The superb chasing forming water, floral and foliate decoration. The stems also with flutes rising to a knopped shoulder cascading with cast and applied flowers, shells and acanthus. A single ribbon twisting and winding up the stem overall to terminate just under the capital. These in turn with the most sumptuous shell, acanthus, buds, leaves and flowers.   The urn-form nozzles fitted with stippled petal drip pans.

Partridge Fine Arts LTD., London, purchased 06 February 1975.

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