Matthew Boulton, Birmingham England, c1810



George III Set Old Sheffield Plate 3-Light Candelabra & Candlesticks, Matthew Boulton



A very fine and large set, the tapering form on a circular base, the lower stem decorated with vertical columns of palmettes
above a knop of gadrooning and wider knop acanthus, over a tall row of vertical of gadrooning
descending to a row of gadrooning alternating with shells and plain footrim;
the shoulders with further gadrooning alternating with shells.;
the urn shaped nozzles with lower gadrooning, and bobeches en suite (gadrooning alternating with shells);
both the elevated central light and the s-curving 2-light branches detachable, the arms reeded and with foliate knops,
the nozzles and wax pans corresponding to the candlesticks;
pitch filled to the interior;
Marks :
Each candlestick marked on the base rim, and the central marked verso lights verso,
with Boulton’s double sun mark


Condition : Excellent; some expected bleed to the high points on the gadrooning;
minor expected occasional small dings as well as wear to the bottom edges


Note :

Matthew Boulton was not only an important British silversmith who was active in establishing the silver assay office in Birmingham, but he was a pioneer with James Watt in the development of the steam engine, making possible the mechanization of factories and mills throughout the United Kingdom.  His techniques were also applied to minting coins, striking millions of coins for the British Royal Mint, as well as for other countries.

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13.25” High, the Candlesticks, 24.5” High, the Candelabra,
16.5" Arm Width




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George III Set Old Sheffield Plate Candelabra & Candlesticks, Matthew Boulton, Double Sun Marks



George III Set Old Sheffield Plate Candelabra & Candlesticks, Matthew Boulton, c1810








George III Set of Old Sheffield Plate Candelabra & Candlesticks, Matthew Boulton, c1810, verso details



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George III Matthew Boulton Set of 3-Light Candelabra and Candlesticks, c1810