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Pair of Gothic Revival Brass Candlesticks with Candlearms

Circular domed bases with cast lions paw feet to knopped stems. The candle holders with brass drip pans with pierced galleries of trefoil form. The three-tiered removable candle arms, with a total of eight candle holders, each with scalloped nozzles and drop pans. In the manner of John Hardman & Company, Birmingham. By repute this pair was formally from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, built in 1853 in the Gothic Revival Style by the architect Edward Welby Pugin, son of A.W.N. Pugin.
English, circa 1840-1860
Bases Dia. 6” (15cm) Candlestick Height 17.5” (45cm) Height with candlearms: 35” (89cm)
Stock No. 8907

'The design (of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral) was a bold one dominated by a massive central steeple... There it stood for over a century serving as the church of the local parish of Our Lady Immaculate until the 1980s when, weather-beaten and structurally unsafe, it was demolished'.

Similar, as well as more embellished, versions of Gothic candlesticks were made to designs of A.W.N.Pugin by John Hardman and Company of Birmingham, who supplied candelabra and candlesticks for both domestic and public interiors, including the Houses of Parliament.

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Pair of Gothic Revival Brass Candlesticks with Candlearms

Circular domed bases with cast lions paw feet to knopped stems. The candle holders with brass drip pans with pierced galleries of trefoil form. The three-tiered removable candle arms, with a total of eight candle holders, each with scalloped nozzles and drop pans. In the manner of John Hardman & Company, Birmingham. By repute this pair was formally from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, built in 1853 in the Gothic Revival Style by the architect Edward Welby Pugin, son of A.W.N. Pugin.
English, circa 1840-1860
Bases Dia. 6” (15cm) Candlestick Height 17.5” (45cm) Height with candlearms: 35” (89cm)
Stock No. 8907

'The design (of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral) was a bold one dominated by a massive central steeple... There it stood for over a century serving as the church of the local parish of Our Lady Immaculate until the 1980s when, weather-beaten and structurally unsafe, it was demolished'.

Similar, as well as more embellished, versions of Gothic candlesticks were made to designs of A.W.N.Pugin by John Hardman and Company of Birmingham, who supplied candelabra and candlesticks for both domestic and public interiors, including the Houses of Parliament.

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