An antique, Georgian style candlestick with a round, chamberstick base; the handle fitted with a thumb rest and conical snuffer. The pierced fitter holds an engraved, bell-shaped, glass hurricane shade. The glass chimney prevents draughts from extinguishing the flame. Marked: E P C / Made in England/ Silver/ Mounts/ 1275. Heraldry crest of a hand holding a flower. Unidentified maker.