Hobart Candlestick Medium
Hobart Candlestick Medium
Hobart Candlestick Medium - Boxed
Hobart Candlestick Medium - Candles
Hobart Candlestick Medium
Hobart Candlestick Medium
Hobart Candlestick Medium - Boxed
Hobart Candlestick Medium - Candles

Hobart Candlestick Medium

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An iconic design, the medium Hobart Candlestick was designed by Robert Welch in 1961. The distinctive silhouette remains a striking reminder of the best of mid-century British design. Now part of our commemorative Legacy Collection, which includes other cast iron pieces designed from the sixties to the eighties.

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Design Notes

The Hobart candlestick is an original Robert Welch design, from his 1961 Campden Designs range of cast iron pieces.

The cast iron range helped Robert break into new markets and sold internationally in large quantities. The tazza-shaped fruit bowl was especially well received in Denmark. Images of these had featured in the Decorative Art Yearbook 1964 and not long afterwards a letter arrived from design retailer Hagbarth Skjalm Petersen, who ordered two dozen for his shop in Copenhagen - Skjalm and Robert became, and remained close friends.

Learn more about the story of our cast iron collection: Hobart at Sixty: A Design Cast in Iron.

The candlestick and nutcracker were eventually renamed ‘Hobart’ when relaunched in the 1990s, after a small break in production, as a tribute to Skjalm whose first name was pronounced similarly.

Technical Information


Base Diameter: 100mm

Height: 140mm

Care & Need to Know

Caring for Cast Iron Products:
• Use a dry microfibre cloth, (dampened for more stubborn marks) and dried immediately after cleaning.
• Apply a small amount of mineral oil to avoid rust developing. Please remove any excess oil.
• Always avoid scouring with pads or abrasive cleaners as this will scratch the surface and encourage rusting.
• Ensure products remain dry and are not kept in humid conditions.

Our Guarantee

The Hobart cast iron candlestick (medium) has a Lifetime Guarantee.

Delivery & Returns

UK standard delivery is free for orders of £50 and over, and £3.50 for orders under £50. Delivery is normally made within 2-5 working days. Subject to stock availability. Please see our Delivery page for more information, other options or for delivery times to other territories.

We pride ourselves on our consistent delivery promise and often exceed customer expectations, however, please be aware that we may need to change our delivery timescales when we are unfortunate enough to experience operational challenges.

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