Hutton Set of 6 Sterling Silver Candlesticks in Georgian Style
Hutton & Sons, set of 6 sterling silver matching candlesticks in celebrated Georgian style, from the early 20th century, with removable bobeches. Elegant leaf-like motifs adorn these candlesticks. Each measures 12'' in height and stands on a square base measuring 5'' in length, is weighted, and bears hallmarks as shown.
William Hutton & Sons was established in 1800 when William Hutton established his silverware firm in Birmingham, which later moved to Sheffield in 1832. In 1863, two years before William Carr Hutton. William Hutton's son died, a showroom in London was opened. It was in 1893 that the business acquired Rupert Favell & Co, a manufacturer silversmith based in London. In 1902 William Hutton & Sons Ltd acquired Creswick & Co, a silverware manufacturer based in Sheffield. In 1930, William Hutton & Sons Ltd was then absorbed by James Dixons & Sons. James Dixon had been founded in 1806. The firm exhibited at the Great Exhibition in 1851, being awarded several prizes in different classes for silver and Britannia metal.
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