These candlesticks are decorated with an all-over elaborately chased floral design and are weighted for stability. Sterling, 925/1000, 88, Cement Filled on base.
Also has fancy 3-letter monogram "F CE" on base. Measure 9 3/4" high with a 4 5/8" diameter base and 2 1/2 top opening.
Both candlesticks are in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws, great natural patina and reflecting only minimal signs of normal wear. The iconic "Repousse" pattern by S. Kirk & Son made its debut in 1828 making it the oldest Sterling Silver pattern produced in the United States where its remained to this day as one of the most popular patterns ever created.
To create this pattern, the Philadelphia trained silversmith Samuel Kirk revived an ancient technique known as "repousse" to create an embossed design that is both versatile and instantly recognized. We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! The item "Pair Vintage Kirk REPOUSSE Sterling Silver 9.75 Candlesticks, 850 grams" is in sale since Sunday, July 24, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Philippines, Cayman islands.