Silver. Square plinth with trumpet-shaped stand, surrounded by flower-shaped tongue-like fluting and stylized laurel leaf wreath. Smooth, cylindrical column shaft, surrounded at the base by a pearl frieze and strongly waisted with a depressed nodus. Above, adorned with relief sculpted laurel leaf festoons. Removable tulle with molded cornice, the edge decorated to correspond with the pearl frieze. Signed, tremolo stroke, assay marks, previous owner's initial "G", Master Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Kramer (became a master in 1781). Weight approximately 630 g. Height 23.5 cm. See catalog Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Vol. I, Part 1, VB13G, BZ 43, No. 475. A rare pair of small Nuremberg Neoclassical silver candlesticks by Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Kramer (master since 1781). Tested, assayed, assay master's and master's mark. German. Nuremberg. 1785-1789.