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Two-light candelabra

One of a pair of candelabra. Cast candlestick is on an octagonal molded base with a banded dome. The octagonal molded knop rises to a tapering octagonal stem and an octagonal reeded knop above. The octagonal nozzle is molded on the base and rim. The branch has a closed base rising to a banded...

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Marks

Maker's Mark: A between two grains, MOY / SET, a fleur-de-lis (?) (Helft, 1131). Maison Commune: Toulouse, 1734: a fleur-de-lis, TOL, two grains with a K between (Helft, 1131). Charge mark: 1732-1738: a crowned fleur-de-lis, a grain, M (Helft, 1131). Discharge Mark: 1732-1738: a crowned shield with three fleurs-de-lis (Helft, 1131). The Discharge mark appears only on the branch.

Credit Line

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

France (Toulouse), 1734

Object Place

Toulouse, France

Accession Number

1993.300.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver