Item 005/020 - Victorian three-lights Corinthian Column Candelabras (pair)

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GB 2014 WS-04-TRO-005/020


Victorian three-lights Corinthian Column Candelabras (pair)


  • c.1890 (Creation)

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1 set of candelabra

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Silversmiths. Established in Birmingham in 1800 by William Hutton. Became Hutton & Houghton between 1818-1820. Reverted to William Hutton 1820-1864. Transferred to Sheffield in 1832. Became William Hutton & Son in 1864, then William Hutton and Sons from c.1870. Acquired Rupert Favell & Co, and became William Hutton & Sons Ltd in 1893. Acquired Creswick & Co in 1902. Absorbed by James Dixon & Sons in 1930.

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Silver-plated. Inscription: 'These Candelabra were given to the Queen's Scholars of Westminster in memory of Charles Fell Watherson C.B., QS 1888-1893 sometime Governor of the School'. One base repaired.

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Silver Plate

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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