A pair of Queen Anne silver candlesticks of octagonal baluster form with integral drip pans, by Anthony Nelme, hallmarked London 1710, engraved with original scratchweight, and later crest, 6.25 inches high, 21 oz.
The crest is that of Edward Williames Vaughan (1769-1807), 2nd son of Sir Robert Howell Vaughan, 1st Baronet of Nannau. He later adopted the name Vaughan-Salusbury. Colonel of the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards, (renamed the Grenadier Guards in 1815 in recognition of their defeat of the Grenadiers of the French Imperial Guard at Waterloo), he saw service in Flanders, and in the Peninsular War. He died unmarried, at Syracuse in 1807. Nannau Schedule of Contents 1958, No.63.
Scan and Information Courtesy of Tamlyns.