Made in 1940 by Alphonse La Paglia, these elegant sterling silver pair of 2 light candelabra are part of a collection designed by La Paglia called Spring Glory, the graceful swirls depict a stylized tulip bud known as the fleur danoise, or Danish flower, influenced by his time studying in Denmark. Candelabra are both marked on the underside “International Sterling – La Paglia Designed – 139 16 These are all silver, not weighted or filled. Approx. Measurements: 7.5″ high. 10″ wide. 4.2” diameter of foot. Weight for the pair: 1146 grams = 36.85 troy oz = 40.42 regular ounces. Alphonse La Paglia was born in Sicily in 1907, he studied silversmithing in Denmark with Georg Jensen. By the early 1940’s he had arrived in New York and was creating jewelry and silverware for Fredrick Lunning (soon to become Georg Jensen USA Inc). By 1952 La Paglia is well established as a modernist designer of silver & jewelry, and with Kurt Eric Christofferson formed The International Sterling Crafts Associates. Unfortunately, in 1953 La Paglia died, leaving his designs in the hands of International, who continued to use his designs until 1957 Most if not all items are antique or used items, and as such nothing is ‘perfect’, but we always will describe any damage, repair, inscriptions, monograms, etc to the best of our ability. Please ask any questions BEFORE purchasing or bidding on any item. All weights & measurements are approximate but as accurate as possible. Please view all the pictures as they form part of the description. All items are available to inspect and pick up, at our Manhattan gallery. We do not ship to PO Boxes. We use FedEx Ground shipping, and a signature is required for delivery. Don’t forget we offer free ground shipping anywhere on mainland USA. We ship worldwide. Please contact us for a shipping quote.
Pr. antique, sterling silver 5 light candelabra made by Gorham, dated 1912. The candelabra stand 16″ high. The branches can be detached so you then have a pair of candlesticks, 10.5″ tall. The candelabra are complete with all the removable bobeche. No monograms, initials or removals. Each pair is marked on the underside with the Gorham markings, and also the ‘fish’ mark which dates them to 1912. Model number A6438 Approximately 16″ tall x 12″ wide. Most if not all items are antique or used items, and as such nothing is ‘perfect’, but we always will describe any damage, repair, inscriptions, monograms, etc to the best of our ability. Please ask any questions BEFORE purchasing or bidding on any item. All weights & measurements are approximate but as accurate as possible. Please view all the pictures as they form part of the description. All items are available to inspect and pick up, at our Manhattan gallery. We do not ship to PO Boxes. We use FedEx Ground shipping, and a signature is required for delivery. Don’t forget we offer free ground shipping anywhere on mainland USA. We ship worldwide. Please contact us for a shipping quote.
Unusual, Decorative Pair Of Cast Sterling Silver candlesticks, In A Nautical Theme, Cast As Dolphins. Made By Royal Irish, Dublin. Quality & Condition Are Exceptional. Not Weighted Or Filled. 7 1/4″ High. Fully & Correctly Hallmarked
Good Quality Pair Of Antique English Cast Candlesticks. Made By Sebastian Garrard, London 1911. 10 1/4″ Tall With Square 5 1/2″ Cut Corner Bases. These Are Solid Silver, Not Weighted Or Filled. Both Candlesticks Are Fully & Correctly Hallmarked
EXCEPTIONAL PAIR OF CAST & CHASED VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA. CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON, 1897. Each on shaped circular spreading base formed of a mingled mass of scroll work, shells, flowers & foliage. The shaft like a striated tree trunk, decorated near the bottom with a knop of owls’ heads, above which are two dolphins, seperated by shells, their bodies twisted and their tails standing erect and free from the shaft. Above is a vase shaped candle socket with a circular dish shaped wax pan ornamented on the underside with bulrushes and on the upper side with foliated scrolls, foliage etc. The detachable three branches formed as double scrolls with vase shaped candle sockets and circular drip pans ornamented on the underside with eagles and on the upper side with foliage etc. The complex design of these candelabra incorporating revived baroque and rococo elements was first introduced during the Regency era by silversmiths such as Paul Storr. The most elaborate version of this design, a set of three- seven- and eight-light candelabra dating to 1813, is illustrated in M. Penzer, Paul Storr, 1954, page 164. Exceptional quality and style. Solid silver, not weighted or filled. Weighing over 15 kilo the pair
Exceptional Quality Pair Of Decorative, Antique English, Sheffield Silver Plated Three Light Candelabra. Made By Horace Woodward & Co, Birmingham Circa 1890’s. 4 3/4″ Square Base And Standing At About 20 1/4″ tall With An Arm Span Of 13.5″. The Arms Can Be Removed And The Sticks Can Be Used As Individual Candlesticks.
A Magnificent & Very Impressive Pair Of Large & Decorative Antique Silver Candelabra. Standing 31.5″ Tall. Made By J.TH Heinze In Dresden Germany, Circa 1890. Each Branch Holds 9 Candles At Graduated Heights. These Candelabra Are Solid Silver, Not Weighted Or Filled. Weight Is 11,780 grams. Fully & Correctly Hallmarked On The Base Of Each Stick.
Good Quality Pair Of English, Sterling Silver, 5 Light Candelabra In A Georgian Style. The Cast Branches Detach & You Can Use Just The Candlesticks. Branches, Bobeche & Sticks Are All Fully & Correctly Hallmarked. Made By CJ Vander, 1966. Candelabra 16.5″ Max Height. Arm Span Of Branches Is 16″. Candlesticks 11.5″ Tall. Base Of Stick 5.25″ Square.
Antique, Sterling Silver Pair Tall 7 Light Candelabra. Made By Howard & Co, New York, 1915.Each with six scrolling arms centering a raised single light, on a base chased with foliate scrolls ending in four scrolling feet. Crested on column. Height 27.5″. Solid silver, not weighted.