A Set of Four George IV Silver Candlesticks Barak Mewburn, London, 1828 on stepped shaped square bases with shells at corners, engraved with a contemporary crest under a baron's coronet and rising to knopped baluster stems, with shaped square shoulders cast with shells and campana form sconces, the detachable nozzles engraved to match fully marked on base rims and nozzles, sconces and nozzles notch numbered 129 ozt 10 dwt Height 11 1/4 inches Estimate $ 10,000-15,000
Provenance: Charles Duncombe (1764-1841), 1st Baron Duncombe S.J. Shrubsole, New York, NY Property from a Private Collection
Provenance: The crest is that of Duncombe for Charles Duncombe (1764-1841), 1st Baron Duncombe, eldest son of Charles Slingsby Duncombe of Duncombe Park. He was educated at Harrow before becoming High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1790, the same year he was elected to the House of Commons for Shaftesbury. He was named a Baron in 1826. In 1795, he married Charlotte Legge, daughter of William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth. He died in 1841, she in 1848.