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Candelabrum

French (Paris)
1812–19
Marked by L. N. Naudin fils (French (Paris), master in 1812)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 30.5 x 38.7 x 14.5 cm (17 1/4 x 12 x 15 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.938

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Circular stick with bulbous acanthus above splayed foot with leaf stamping above straight edge. Two lines of beading, applied anthemion between, below flaring leaf socket. Bacchus heads on beaded cylinder for 3 reverse scroll applied leaf ornamented branches for screwed turned socket; loose disks at base, convex rim and deeply bezeled bobeche. Center socket vase-formed with bobeche for candle or for seated cupid on long bezel (one extra bobeche). Mate to 64.939.

Markings

Marks struck on bases and bobeches: LNN in a lozenge, for L. N. Naudin fils; hallmarks (head of Minerva in profile, within circle; standing cockerel and Roman numeral I within octagon) for 1809-1819.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik