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Austrian - H. Südfeld Sabbath Candleholders

Price (Pieza): €2 200,00
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Country: Austria Ca. 1880-1900’s

Material: Silver (800 Silver)

Size: Height: 38 cm (15 inches), Width: 15 cm (5.9 inches), Weight: ca 764 grams.

: Beautiful pair of Austro-Hungarian engraved Sabbath candlesticks by H Südfeld & Co. The candleholders are marked with the "Diana head" used in the Austria-Hungary empire in the period from 1872-1922, the number 3 indicating the silver fineness 800, A for Vienna and Sudfeld for the maker. H Südfeld & Co, manufacturing silversmiths and metalworkers, was founded in 1825 by A.B. Bächer. Hermann Südfeld took over the business in 1881, when production was increased and modern methods introduced. By 1914, when the firm was under the directorship of Heinrich Tandler, the workforce numbered some 80 operatives. The firm was awarded prize metals at the exhibition in Vienna (1845 and 1873) and in London (1862)