A Good Pair of Candle Stands in the manner of James Moore
Constructed in well carved gilt wood, rising from ‘S’ form tripartite scrolled feet, dressed with foliates, supporting lotus bud bases, issuing square form columns housing entrelac motifs within channelling; having shell carved shoulders with carved stiff leaved capitols, with hexagonal platforms having lobed edges over.
English, Circa 1880
Dimensions: H: 44 in / 112 cm Dia: 18 in / 46 cm
These candle stands are modelled on the pair made by James Moore, and his partner, John Gumley, for Hampton Court Palace circa 1715, and which are now in the Royal Collection.
James Moore (1670-1726) Royal Cabinet maker to George I, and consultant and worker at Blenheim Palace for the Duchess of Marlborough.