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Each candlestick has a fluted hexafoil base with a scallop shell on each corner. From a circle at the center of the base the baluster stem rises to a flattened knop and a flaring, fluted midsection. The nozzle is urn-shaped. The waxpan is hexagonal, with scallop shells at each corner. The bases...

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Provenance

Probably Samuel Cary, by descent to Richard Cary Curtis, Brookline, Ma., Gift of Mrs. Richard Cary Curtis to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1958)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard Cary Curtis

English (London), about 1752

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 5.3 cm x L.16.4 cm ( 2 1/16 x 6 7/16 in.); Weight: 90.7 gm (2 oz 18 dwt)

Accession Number

58.381

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver