A pair of George III telescopic candlesticks, Sheffield plate candlesticks. Maker Matthew Boulton, each with lobed domed base with gadrooned decoration with a cylindrical stem rising knop and nozzle. 28 cm high extended.
George III. George III (1738 - 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820.
gadrooning. A series of lobes usually as a border. In furniture gadrooning is found as carved decoration around the edges of table tops in the Chippendale and Jacobean style furniture. Gadrooning is also found as decoration on the rims of silver and ceramics.
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