By Adrian K A Hope, a pair of modern silver candlesticks, Edinburgh 1995, tapering columns, matted decoration, with two vertical ribs and geometric decoration, plain circular drip pans, on spread circular bases, the bases inscribed 'Stuart Maxwell: Warden 1979 - 1994 From the Incorporation of Goldsmiths of Edinburgh', filled bases, height 31.5cm. (2) Stuart Maxwell (1922-2012) joined the Museum of Antiquities in Edinburgh in 1947 and worked tirelessly for the Scottish museums until he retired in 1982. His work on Scottish Silver was responsible for the fine collections in many of the Scottish Museums. He was a Freeman and later Warden for The Incorporation of Goldsmiths of the City of Edinburgh.
Estimate 1 000 - 1 500 GBP