AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF SILVER-PLATED AND BALMORAL GRANITE CANDLESTICKS Continental. Nineteenth Century. Measurements: Height: 15″ (38.1 cm) Diameter: 6 1/2″ (16.5 cm)
Each surmounted by a candle spike surrounded by a drip pan above above a stepped silver plated top with engine turned diamond lattice and flowerhead bands, the stem a column of Balmoral Granite on a stepped molded base with similar lattice decoration. Slight difference in diameter of central column.
The stems of these candlesticks are made of balmoral granite, which, although Scottish in name, comes from the Turku district in southwest Finland.