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Four-light candelabra

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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 section 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: probably for 1744-1750: a crowned A (Dennis, 30). Other: a small rectangle; a small head (?). The rectangle is on the stem and the rim of the base, the head(?) is on the stem and the bobeche of the branch. The Warden's, Maker's and Charge mark s are on the inside rim of hte base, and possibly in the nozzle. 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: probabolfor 1744-1750: a crowned A (Dennis, 30). Other: a small rectangle; a small he ad 9?) The rectangle is on the stem and the rim of the base, the head(?) is onthe stem and the bobeche of the branch. The Warden's, Maker's and Charge mark s are on the inside rim of hte base, and possibly in the nozzle.

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

Dimensions

Overall: 44.3 x 29.2 cm (17 7/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.332.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver