Pair of Arts & Crafts candlesticks, Christopher Dresser design, c.1885


Pair of rare Arts & Crafts brass copper and ebony candlesticks, by Christopher Dresser, the domed copper bases with brass column decorated with two orbs, a rectangular handle with ebony rib to one side, the brass sconce surrounded by flower petal rimmed drip pan.

After an 1885 design by Christopher Dresser, probably manufactured by Benham & Froud.

Registered Mark to nut beneath, ‘RD63791’, for 1886

Circa 1886


Condition: signs of age original lacquer surface in places, the remainder with nice antique glow, woodwork with some marks. Overall a fine pair of desirable Dresser designs, in original condition.


16cm high




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