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Candlestick

One of a pair of candlesticks. Cast with a shaped circular domed base chased with strapwork and a diaper and oval band. A crest is engraved on the base. The knop is gadrooned and rises up to a triangular section stem with a calyx of volutes and shells with molding above. The knops and shoulders...

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Marks

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, tow grains, IBB(?) (Helft, 920-922); Maison Commune: a crowned Y with an Ermine spot (Helft, 923); An indeterminate mark with the master's and warden;s marks, two indecipherable marks on exterior rim of base.

Credit Line

Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection

1737–38

Object Place

Rennes, France

Accession Number

1993.298.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver