An unusual pair of arts and crafts silver candlesticks
A pair of Reid & Sons arts & crafts modernist style candlesticks. These candlesticks are hallmarked for London 1906, and their design is remarkably modern for the period; also showing some of the influence of Charles Ashbee. Reid & Sons is a highly regarded Newcastle jewellers established in 1778 and still trading today under the Mappin & Webb brand. The Reid hallmark overstrikes the actual maker of the candlesticks, most likely a firm like William Hutton & Sons.
Maker: Reid & Sons (retailer)
Marks: Reid & Sons, London “l”.
Material: Sterling silver
Condition: Very good
Size: 20 cm tall
Weight: 12.8 oz, 364 grams (not weighted)