A set of four sterling candlesticks, George II, by James Gould, two from 1740 and two from 1741, with an armorial on each base.
Measuring 5.5 inches tall. Weight 55.4 ozt.
In excellent condition with no issues.
One with Gould's mark on base as well as the date mark, lion passant , and leopard's head crowned, the other three with date mark, lion passant and leopard's head crowned, but no makers mark. However all are marked with Gould's mark on the socket.
James Gould, London silversmith, apprenticed to David Green 26th October 1714. Free 1722.
Two marks (Sterling and New Standard) entered 19 November 1722.
Address “at the three Golden Lions in Gutter Lane“
Third mark circa 1733.
Fourth mark 30 May 1739 “Candlestick Maker”.