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Candlestick

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Marks

Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1742-3), and with maker's mark of Phillips Garden.

Provenance

George D. Widener, Philadelphia (d. 1912); after his death by descent to a "Florida Collector"; April 29, 1986, sold by a "Florida Collecter" at Christie's, New York, lot 178. Spink & Son Ltd, London; by 1996, most probably sold by Spink & Son to Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund

English (London), 1742–43

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 12.6 x 12.6 cm (8 11/16 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.) Weight: 98 oz 2 dwt (3054g)

Accession Number

2001.125.1

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver