Table candlestick

Record number: CHEGM: 1982 98

Description: A pair of silver table candlesticks made by William Abdy I, hallmarked London 1770-71. Table candlesticks have a flat-bottomed base for resting on a table. These come from a set of at least four. The chased decoration of festoons and wicker baskets of flowers follows the flowing curves of the Rococo style. Presented by H.M. Treasury after acceptance in lieu of tax on the estate of the 6th Marquess of Ormonde.

Creator: William Abdy I

Place made: London

Date: 1770-1771

Period: 18th century

Material: silver

Dimensions: height ; width

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