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Candelabra

English (London)
1742–43
Marked by James Shruder (active 1737–1763)


Dimensions

Overall: 38.8 x 40.6 x 14.5 cm (15 1/4 x 16 x 5 11/16 in.) Weight: 165 oz 14 dwt (5153g)

Accession Number

2001.124.1

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

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

Provenance

May 4, 1893, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 124. Henry Walters, Baltimore; after his death by descent to Mrs. Henry Walters; December 3, 1943, sold by Mrs. Henry Walters at Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 894. March 15, 1962, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 148. October 24, 1989, sold by a "gentleman" at Sotheby's, London, lot 491, where most probably bought by 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