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Traveling candlestick

One of a pair of candlesticks. Cast with a domed, molded shaped circular base.The banded dome rises to a banded baluster stem. The vase shaped nozzle is pl ain with a molded rim.

Inscription

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, JD, a shell (Dennis, 122). WMaker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, JD, a shell (Dennis, 122). Warden's Mark: 1756-1757: a crowned q (Dennis, 225). Charge Mark: for small worarden's Mark: 1756-1757: a crowned q (Dennis, 225). Charge Mark: for small work, 1756-1762: a harrow (Dennis, 122). Other: guarantee mark used after 1838: ak, 1756-1762: a harrow (Dennis, 122). Other: guarantee mark used after 1838: asmall boar's head (Tardy, p. 173); an illegible mark, possibly a profile head small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173); an illegible mark, possibly a profile head , see 1993.389.2. , see 1993.389.2.

Credit Line

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

1756–57

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.389.1

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver