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Silver & Objects of Vertu

  Lot 630

A fine pair of George III sterling silver four-light candelabra, London 1800 by Robert Sharp

A fine pair of George III sterling silver four-light candelabra, London 1800 by Robert Sharp

The domed cavetto circular bases with a gadrooned section leading to a quarter fluted cylindrical column topped by a stepped section below a leaf capped urn form knop. Thence with removable trifurcated branches of three leaf capped bifurcated scroll arms, the coiled undersides centred with a rosette. Each arm terminating in a broad circular sconce with fluted rounded underside and a stepped interior. The central section with a lead capped urn topped with a similar stepped capital. Herringbone rims throughout. The hollow bases engraved with a quartered coat of arms with a cadency mark for a second son impaling another. The bases and the branch section engraved with out of a circlet of pales ermine, a cubit arm erect habited indented, holding a paper scroll. Fully marked to bases and part-marked to each scrolling section. (2)

Height – 48.3 cm / 19 inches

Weight – 6425 grams / 206.57 ozt

The arms are for Scott quartering Eyre quartering another quartering Scott impaling Packe

The crest is slight variant for Scott

For Sir Edward Henry Scott (1842-1883), the 5th Baronet of Lytchet Minster in the County of Dorset and Emelie Packe (1841-1922). They were married on the 6th June 1865 at the Parish Church of St Nicholas, Twyford in the County of Norfolk. Edward was the second son of Sir Claude Edward Scott (1804-1874), the 3rd Baronet of Lytchet Minster and his wife, Mary Buckworth (1820-1844).

Emelie was the youngest daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Packe (1786-1859), of Twyford Hall, Twyford in the County of Norfolk and his wife, Eliza Isham (1800-1895) the daughter of Rev. Vere Isham (1774-1845). Edward became the 5th Baronet upon the death of his elder brother, Sir Claude Edward Scott (1840-1880), the 4th Baronet on the 28th June 1880.

Estimated at £12,000 - £16,000


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