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Candelabra

Candelabra

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1819-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Angell, Joseph the elder (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, cast and chased

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Joseph Bond

  • Museum number:

    836:1 to 3-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Joseph Angel founded his silversmithing business in about 1811 and worked as a manufacturing silversmith supplying some of the most prestigious London firms such as Rundell Bridge and Rundell.

Physical description

Candelabra, one of a pair. Silver, the stems consist of a winged caryatide with a cushion on the head supporting a long basket of flowers from which spring two scrolled branches ending in nozzles with rings decorated with leaves in repoussé. The top is composed of a flower from which flames are issuing. The stem stands on a circular pedestal with bands of rope and acanthus leaf ornament.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1819-1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Angell, Joseph the elder (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, cast and chased

Marks and inscriptions

JA within an oval shaped shield for Joseph Angel: Stem: duty, sterling, maker; Lower lip: maker, sterling; Candleholders: duty, sterling, maker; Upper lip: maker, duty sterling, date letter; Branches: maker, duty, sterling, date letter.

Monogram and crest inscribed on the pedestal; the monogram JB for Joseph Bond

Dimensions

Height: 40 cm, Length: 27.5 cm, Width: 10.25 cm

Object history note

Acquisition RF: J. Bond Esq.
Bequest - Bond, Joseph Bond

One of a pair. Joseph Angel founded his silversmithing business in about 1811 and worked as a manufacturing silversmith supplying some of the most prestigious London firms such as Rundell Bridge and Rundell.

Neg. No: 13674
67425

Royal Goldsmiths RF.2005/25

Descriptive line

Silver, London hallmarks for 1819-20, mark of Joseph Angel.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Casting; Chasing

Subjects depicted

Basket capitals; Rope-work; Caryatide; Flowers; Crests; Acanthus; Flames; Cushion capitals; Leaves

Categories

Metalwork; Lighting

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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