Two silver candlesticks. Belgian Work, 18th Century.


Two silver candlesticks of the same pattern. Sockets and stems decorated with shells, on a shaped triangular ogee-sided base with large shells.

Belgian Work from the city of Audenarde (Oudenaarde) bearing the dates 1765 and 1771.

Silversmith (for the two objects), his maker's mark (onomastic) represents a heraldic eagle (registered and reproduced in the catalogue: Chefs d'oeuvre d'orfévrerie de collections privés, exposition Gent, Avril-Juin 1985 [Metalsmith Masterpieces from Private Collections, Ghent exhibition, April-June] n'328 and following).

Weight: 349 and 352 gr. (12-1/4 oz.).

Height: 26,5 and 27,2 cm (10-1/4 and 10-3/4 in.).

(Small slit along one socket's edge).

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  2
  • Expertissim Reference: 1201109