Learn about Candelabra

A candelabra is a multi-branched candelstick for use on a large table. In addition to the central stem, they may have between two and six branches. Long ago made redundant through electrification, their purpose these days is decorative. They were sometimes made in sets of two or more., although very few sets have survived. Most commonly they were made in silver and silver plate from the mid 17th century, but other materials used were ceramic and pewter. Silver candelabra often had a flame shaped finial that fitted in each candle socket when the candlelabra was not in use. As an aid to cleaning, the ornate arms are often removeable. The plural of candelabra is either candelabra or candelabrum

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Jasper Conran for stuart crystal, six graduated candlesticks, each of square canted form, marked 'Jasper Conran stuart crystal' (6), approx. Height 30 cm

Lalique, pair of 'Roxanne' candlesticks, clear and frosted glass, each with silver candle rest, etched signature 'Lalique France' to underside (2), height 21.5 cm

Pair of Louis XV style gilded brass two-light candelabra, each with blue glass body (2), height 47.5 cm

? two Tiffany & Co. Crystal candlesticks. Height; 28 cm and 21 cm. Two Tiffany & Co. Crystal candlesticks. Height; 28 cm and 21 cm

A fine set of three Italian glass candlesticks decorated with white geometric pattern. 26 cm high.

A sterling silver candlestick and a French Theophilus Martin silver plated and etched glass perfume atomiser, circa 1900, atomiser; and 1907 Birmingham, with maker's mark for Th Hazlewood & Co, candlestick, the atomiser with a cast floral mount abo

A pair of ormolu and glass candlesticks, continental, 20th century, 40 cm high. Provenance: Property of a Gentleman, Melbourne

Pair of gilt bronze candlesticks, each in the form of an angel, with glass hurricane shades (2). Height 73 cm. Provenance: Robert Morrison Antiques

A Val St Lambert two-branch crystal candelabra with another (AF)

A pair of 19th century American candlesticks with marble bases & crystal drops, (A/F) approx 38 cm H. Ex Leo Schofield Collection

A pair of cut crystal metal mounted torchere glass and metal candle sticks

Pair of cherub and crystal candlesticks, with 6 crystal drops, h17 cm approx

A pair of Sliver and glass candle sticks and cut crystal ashtray, of column form with raised campana, floral and mask designs, Sw mark to bases (2), 21 cm high

Pair of cut crystal candlesticks with lustres(one missing)

Pair of glass candlesticks together with a cast iron & glass candle holder

A cut crystal and silver plate banqueting lamp, the cut crystal reservoir with silver plated 'Winks' burner raised upon a silver plated column candlestick base. Height including chimney 71 cm

Pair of gilt & glass candlesticks together with a storm lamp, 38.5 cm high (tallest) approx

Art Deco style glass figure of a lady together with a 2 branch candlestick

Two English sterling silver & crystal ink wells and a Victorian sterling silver candle holder with snuff box (3 items).

Three pairs of Bohemian crystal candle sticks. Tallest 17 cm. (6 items)

A pair of Waterford crystal candelabra, English, 19th century. 50 cm high

Pair Baccarat crystal Candelabras, each with two lights & suspended crystal lustres. Height 34 cm (each) (total)

Pair Baccarat crystal Candelabras, each with suspended crystal lustres & etched hurricane shades. Height 57 cm (each) (total)

Gilt bronze six light pair of candelabra with crystal lustres and onyx socle, one missing handle & one on a slight lean. Height 54 cm

Four shelves of vintage cut crystal bowls candlesticks etc

Collection of boxed glass items, Fitz and Floyd candlesticks, Strachan napkin rings (7)

Collection of glass candlesticks, each approx 17 cm high(10)

A large pair of cut crystal candle sticks by Bohemia crystal

Girandole: 3 piece American gilt metal, marble and crystal figured candelabra set depicting Aladdin, c1850's. Tallest 50 cm

A pair of 19th century cut clear glass pendant lustre candle holders with ornate hobnail decoration and gilt metal acanthus leaf mounts. Faults. Ex. Longuet-Higgins. Height 28 cm

A pair of Baccarat glass candlesticks with faceted prisms, 30 cm high