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Four-light candelabra

One of a pair of four-light candelabra. On a shaped triangular two tiered basewith a molded rim. The upper part of the base is divided into three sections by thick, scrolling, molded bands terminating in leaves and berries. Each sectton has a spray of leaves and berries, partially matted, on a...

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Marks

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, EPB, a cinquefoil (Dennis, 30). Warden's Mark: 1745-1746: a crowned E (Dennis, 30). Charge mark: 1744-1750: a crowned A (Dennis, 30). Other: a small rectangle; a small head; a small circle. The Warden's, Maker's and Charge marks are on the inside of the base and in the nozzle, the small rectangle is on the stem of the branch, the circular mark is on the bobeche, and the small head is on the rim of the base twice andon the stem of the branch.

Provenance

By 1957, Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr.

Credit Line

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

France (Paris), 1745–46

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.332.2a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver