Pair of candlesticks

Edward Wakelin British
After a pattern by William Kent

Not on view

These candlesticks reflect the enthusiasm of the 6th Earl of Coventry for the neoclassical style. His silversmith, Edward Wakelin, adapted a design from a pattern by William Kent, one of the first architects to supply designs for furniture and interior fittings as well as for buildings.

Pair of candlesticks, Edward Wakelin (British, active before 1748, died 1784), Silver, British, London

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