Magnificent Austrian Succession Sterling Silver MASSIVE CANDELABRA PAIR 7-LIGHT, 26" tall x 15 1/4" wide = 63.5 cm tall x 38.1 cm wide. Hallmark is for post 1870 and has a "VC" mark. Prior to the business becoming Würbel & Czokally, Vincenz Czokally's mark was 'VC':
The firm, first known as Vincenz Czokally, was founded by a silversmith of that name in 1864. They were prolific manufacturers of utilitarian flatware & hollowware, which were nevertheless high quality and quite elegant. The name was changed to Würbel & Czokally around 1896 when Czokally was succeeded by Karl Würbel, an engraver & modeller.
Candelabras are Austrian 800 silver, circa 1867-1872.
Each candelabra features a Grecian style man / woman in exceptional detail. On the base of each are three applied highly three-dimensional cameos framed with applied laurel leaf wreaths with bows at the bases of each figural cameo. The feet are figural design of the "North Wind". Each light can hold a removable glass bowl (one appears replaced, a few chips in some of the glass).
Weights are as follows:
Male - 82.7 troy ounces = 2572.25 grams
Female - 80.4 troy ounces. = 2500.72 grams
It is not monogrammed and is in excellent overall museum quality condition.