Marked by John Hugh Le Sage, free 1718
Overall (each): 42.5 x 28 x 28 cm (16 3/4 x 11 x 11 in.) Weight (each): 227 oz 4 dwt (8621 g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard)
Not On View
The exuberant rococo design of these candelabra is based on a model produced by French royal silversmith Thomas Germain in the early 1730s. Perched on the stems are satyrs - companions of Bacchus, Roman god of wine - who allude to the candelabra's function on the dining table.