SOLD! for $256.00.
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7 items English Sheffield plate lighting. 1st-4th items: Two pair of 19th century Old Sheffield Plate candlesticks including pair with oval shaped top, tapered shaft and oval base, iron bases (12" H) and pair with rectangular shaped top, straight shaft and rectangular base (7-3/8" H), both pairs with gadroon decoration. 1st half 19th century. 5th-6th items: Pair silver over copper candlesticks with removable bobeches with floral and cornucopia shaped edge, shaped shaft ending in stepped round base with floral and cornucopia applied bands, 11" H, mid 19th century. 7th item: Single silver over silver metal and copper chamberstick with scalloped and gadrooned candleholder, short shaft connected to dished round pan with scalloped edge, thumb-shaped finger hole holding conical douter with knopped tip and molded bottom edge, 4-1/4" H x 7-1/4" dia, late 18th c. All items without marks and without monograms. Provenance: The Estate of Charles Boyd Coleman, Jr., Chattanooga, TN. Both items descended in the family of Annette Maria Dearborn Boyd, daughter of Greenleaf Dearborn (1786-1846) and great granddaughter of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) on the side of her mother, Pamela Augusta Gilman (1802-1880). Annette was married to Charles Harrod Boyd and had four children, including Julia Wingate Boyd (wife of Lewis M. Coleman, Jr.). Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. was the son of CSA Lt. Colonel Lewis M. Coleman and Mary Ambler Marshall, granddaughter of John Marshall (1755-1835), fourth Chief Justice of the United States, a friend, attorney and biographer of George Washington. CONDITION: 1st-4th items: Candlestick with oval base has one shaft broken at lower seam and several dents. Copper showing where handled. Other pair with minor wear to silver. 5th-6th items: Overall very good condition with minor wear to silver. 7th item: Heavy wear to silverplating. All items without marks and without monograms.