A beautiful pair of Lionel Alfred Crichton sterling silver weighted candlesticks which stand 7.5” tall and have an octagonal base and drip guard. The style of the base has a feeling of gemstone facets. Width of base is 4 3/8″. This pair comes with an extra drip guard. The candlesticks weigh 40.76 ozt.
The candlesticks are signed LAC, for Lionel Alfred Crichton, who retailed as Crichton Bros., London and New York. The marks on the candlestick bases are lightly worn from polishing. The marks on the drip guards are clear and easily readable. Besides the LAC mark, the candlesticks are marked with a lion side profile, a lion (lioness) face, and an lower case serif “s” date code, which dates the candlesticks to 1913.
The candlesticks are in excellent overall condition for their age. There are scattered tiny nicks on the bases noticeable when looking closely.
5 piece set. Two candlesticks and three drip guards.