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Candelabrum

Slightly draped cupid sits at right on turned block on square plinth, feet over molded edges holding scroll, angular in section which divides to support 3 scallop-edged drip pans and turned sockets which screw into shaped tips. Mate to 941. Marks on base

Marks

Struck on base: 5; RM within beaded circle; male head crowned with laurel leaves, facing right, H/8 at right. Third mark is also struck on each candle nozzle.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

Italian (Naples), late 18th century

Object Place

Naples, Italy

Accession Number

64.940

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver