A tall, rare and distinctive pair of banded columnar Sterling silver candlesticks made in Sheffield, England in 1777. Fine examples of the period. Impressive draped ram's head on all sides of the base. Maker's mark illegible, hallmarks on the heels are rubbed but discernible. Excellent condition with no repair or restoration; only minor dings and nicks associated with its age. Measures 12.25"high X 5" square at the base.