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Candelabra

1819-1820 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Candelabra
  • Nozzle
  • Nozzle
Materials and Techniques
Silver, cast and chased
Brief Description
Silver, London hallmarks for 1819-20, mark of Joseph Angel.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 40cm
  • Length: 27.5cm
  • Width: 10.25cm
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
Credit line
Bequeathed by Joseph Bond
Object history
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
Subjects depicted
Summary
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.
Associated Objects
Collection
Accession Number
836:1 to 3-1890

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record createdMarch 4, 2004
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