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Candlestick

One of a pair of candlesticks, cast, on a molded circular base with a band of alternating shells and foliage on a matted ground. The reed and ribbon knop rises to a tapering stem with floral strapwork on a matted ground. The shoulders and base of the nozzle are similarly decorated. The upper...

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Inscription

There are two crests engraved on the base.

Marks

Warden's Mark: 1707-1708: a crowned O incomplete (Dennis, 174). Charge mark: 1704-1712: an A encircled by a crown (Dennis, 126). Discharge mark: verification mark used as a discharge mark 1704-1712: a fly (Dennis, 180) Other: a small illegible mark at the outer rim of the base.

Provenance

Ex-Collection Paul Eudel

Credit Line

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

French (Paris), 1707–08

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.454.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver