Pair of candlesticks

Ref: 1929
  • Designer / Maker / Retailer

    The design and manufacture traditionally attributed to Bernard Cuzner (1877-1956), but perhaps by his wife Ethel

    Retailed by Liberty & Co. (1875-present)

  • Detail

    Silver

    Height: 21 cm

    English (Birmingham), 1929

     

  • Marks

    Hall marks for Liberty & Co (on sides) and pattern number 50187 (under bases), see below

  • Provenance

    […]; H. Blairman & Sons, 2008; private collection

  • Notes

    Birds, similar to those that embellish the fronts of the candlesticks, are found on brooches attributed to Bernard Cuzner; examples were formerly in the possession of the dealer Van Den Bosch.

    A bowl by Ethel Cuzner, embellished with repoussé birds, is illustrated in The Studio Year-Book of Decorative Art, 1920, p. 101.