June 20 1915, these are an extremely rare form of Victorian Candlesticks and one you wont find very often on the market, they would look absolutely breath taking being used today. They are so very tactile and once picked up have the most wonderful feel, this will add something very special to any collection my photos dont do them justice. Martin, Hall & Co (Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall). The origin of the firm is in the partnership established in 1820 in Sheffield by Henry Wilkinson and John Roberts who traded as Wilkinson & Roberts. Wilkinson left the business in 1836 and in 1846 John Roberts entered in partnership with Ebenezer Hall (his apprentice in 1836) under the style Roberts & Hall.
In 1854 entered into the partnership Richard Martin (of Martin Brothers & Naylor) and Joshua Hall (brother of Ebenezer Hall) under the style Martin, Hall & Co. In 1866 the firm was converted into a Ltd. The factory was active at Shrewsbury Works, Broad Street Park, Sheffield with showrooms in London (where they were listed as manufacturing silversmiths and electroplated manufacturers, silver, plated and steel cutlers), Sydney, Birmingham and Glasgow. The firm participated to the 1851 Great Exhibition, the Internation Exhibition (1862), the Sydney Exhibition (1879), the Melboune Exhibition (1881) and the 1915 British Industries Fair. Besides its sterling silver and electroplated items the firm had a successful cheap line of production on a patented white metal called "Martinoid".
Items made by Martin, Hall & Co were retailed by Wordley & Co - Liverpool, Ball & Edwards - Birmingham, Henry Ellis & Son - Exeter, Charles Nephew & Co - Calcutta, West & Son - Dublin, Goldsmiths Alliance Ltd - Cornhill, Pearce & Co - Leeds, Mappin Brothers - London, George Edward & Sons - Glasgow, James Aitchinson - Edinburgh, Mackay & Chisholm - Edinburgh and many other firms. Just over 5 inches height. Weighted and weigh 638.6 grams.
One has been knocked at the top as you can see which has a created very old hairline which is firm as i believe this is very old damage, they both have a little piece of banding to the bottom of the stem missing, these things are mentioned for accuracy and dont detract at all from its rare beauty they both stand straight and look amazing. The item "RARE PAIR VICTORIAN Martin Hall & Co SOLID SILVER & GREEN STAINED CANDLESTICKS" is in sale since Saturday, April 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Candlesticks/Candelabra". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury.
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