One of a pair of candlesticks. The circular base has a molded rim with a band of gadrooning rising to a reed and ribbon knop and a tapering stem with vertical lobes and four applied female masks on the shoulders. Banded nozzle has a gadrooned base and a molded rim.
There is an engraved crest on the base.
Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, AC, a hand (Nocq, p. 277). Warden's Mark: 1702-1703: a crowned I (No illustration). Charge Mark: 1697-1704: an A with a scepter and a hand of justice (Dennis, 276). Discharge Mark: forwork made in more than one piece, 1697-1704: a crowned Lizard (Dennis, 330). Other: Traces of marks on upper stem between the masks. The Maker's, Warden's and Charge marks are on the underside of the base, the Discharge mark is on the rim.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection