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Hand candlestick

Hand candlestick, cast with a shaped circular pan with a banded rim and a thin, flat circular base. Octagonal vase shaped nozzle has a detachable circular bobeche with a reeded rim. Handle has a straight stem with a foliate base and ascrolled terminal.

Inscription

Maker's Mark: IL / DVR / AN, a pellet between the I and the L, there appears to be some question as to whether this mark is that of Duran, so there is doubtas to where it is from, probably Limoux. Other: a small LHF; Guarantee mark u sed after 1838 for medium sized works: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173).

Provenance

1882, Paul Eudel

Credit Line

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

France, about 1750

Object Place

Limoux, France

Accession Number

1993.350a-b

Medium or Technique

metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver