Dutch silver candlesticks

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Dutch silver candlesticks

Johannes Schiotling

Amsterdam, 1774


858 grams; 25 cm high



Summer has beautifully been captured in this elegant pair of Dutch silver candlesticks, displaying flowers and foliage, made by the renowned Amsterdam silversmith Johannes Schiotling in 1774. Fully marked at the interior of the base, also marked with a crowned O for 1807.


This pair of candlesticks was presented at the exhibition ‘Johannes Schiotling, een Amsterdamse zilversmid ( 1730-1799) en zijn kring’ in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in 1976. During the Rococo period Johannes Schiotling often made use of flower and foliage motifs in his designs. Another fine example of this decoration is a wonderful wine jug, made in 1770 by Schiotling, which was also in the collection of Jacob J. Roosjen.


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H.S. Wellby, London, 1973

Private collection, The Hague, 1977

A. Aardewerk, The Hague, ca 1980

Private collection



Exhibition catalogue, Johannes Schiotling, een Amsterdamse Zilversmid (1730-1799) en zijn kring, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1976-1977, cat. nr. 19