Shotgun Candlesticks. Handmade in England by a master silversmith this striking pair of Shotgun candlesticks have a display British sterling silver hallmark which guarantees the purity and quality of the silver. During their long history, shotguns have long been the preferred method for sport hunting of birds, and the largest shotguns, the punt guns, were used for commercial hunting. The first recorded use of the term shotgun was in 1776 in Kentucky. It was noted as part of the "frontier language of the West" by James Fenimore Cooper. To fit conventional dining candles. H 4¾" 12cms. Silver 8.4ozs 260g. Presentation boxed. Made in England by a renowned silversmith whose company was founded by his great great grandfather in 1870. Gift Tip: Give with some quality candles for that ultimate gift.
Posted by Veronica on 20th Apr 2012
We were looking for something different as a presentation gift and we were so pleased that we found these candlesticks. We just want to say thank you for all your help in getting the candlesticks to us on time. Altogether a great service.