JOHN HARDMAN & CO.
GOTHIC REVIVAL FLOOR STANDING CANDELABRA AND FLOWER DISPLAY STAND, CIRCA 1860
the lobed brass flower bowl raised on spiralling fluted uprights and supporting three curved candle branches with leafy drip trays, the whole raised on a scrolling tripod base with trefoil feet
43cm across, 121.5cm high Estimate £1,000-1,500 + fees Note: The original drawing for this candelabra is held in the archives of Birmingham Museum (see illustration). Marked 'Atherstone' this may indicate that the candelabra design was originally a commission for St. Scholastica's Priory, Atherstone, for which Hardman's supplied various church furnishings.