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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hilton, Matthew, born 1957 (designer)
    Essex Replica Castings (maker)
    SCP Ltd (made for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Aluminium, cast and polished

  • Museum number:

    M.33-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of a pair of 'Swan' candlesticks, tubular shape with double angled necks. Apertures for candle in top.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1987 (made)

Artist/maker

Hilton, Matthew, born 1957 (designer)
Essex Replica Castings (maker)
SCP Ltd (made for)

Materials and Techniques

Aluminium, cast and polished

Marks and inscriptions

[designer's signature]
Signature; on base

Dimensions

Height: 39.4 cm, Width: 14.5 cm, Depth: 6.5 cm

Object history note

This design for a pair of candlesticks caught the attention of Sheridan Coakley, a London promoter of modern furniture design, who commissioned a London foundry to produce a limited edition. It proved so successful that they have remained in production ever since.

Descriptive line

Candlestick, designer Matthew Hilton, maker Essex Replica Castings for SCP Ltd., 1987

Materials

Aluminium

Techniques

Cast; Polishing

Categories

ELISE

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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