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One of a set of four candlesticks. Cast, with molded, welled octagonal base rising to an octagonal baluster stem and knop. Stem terminated in a campana nozzle.


Engraved crest in the well depicts a hand holding three flowers.


Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, TM, with an undeciphered device between. Christie's says that the mark is that of Martin, making the device a vase or an urn. His mark is described but not illustrated in Nocq, p. 206. Warden's Mark: a crowned I, also not illustrated but it corresponds in form to the previous and following year's Warden's marks. Charge Mark: 1697-1704:an A with a scepter and a hand of justice (Dennis, 79). Other: mark for old work, 1798(?): a hatchet (Tardy, p. 166).

Credit Line

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

French (Paris), 1702–03

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; silver