Pair of silver bronze candelabra by ELKINGTON and Co

Important pair of candelabra with seven arms of light resting on a tripod base with coil and shells, each side is engraved successively with a monogram and a coat of arms and a motto "Fortuna Audaces Juvat" which means: luck smiles at the daring).
Around the barrel rock style on a background of quadrilobes frolicking two children one holding a cup, the other a bunch of grapes.
A similar model was presented by Christofle at the first Universal Exhibition at the Crystal Palace in 1851.

Dimensions: height 84 cm - wingspan 48 cm - base 28 cm
Material: silver bronze
Period: Birmingham 1862
Goldsmith: ELKINGTON and Co

Provenance: England
 
 
 
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