Requires Photography

Candle stem

1698
Marked by Joseph Bird (1st mark probably 1697)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

18.2 x 12.1 x 11.8 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2303

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Pair of baluster stems matching 65.2301-2.

Inscription

MARKS: one on each corner, underside of base, maker's mark BI with a crown above and a bird below (Grimwade 178); lion's head erased; Britannia; date letterc (1698/9).
ARMORIALS: engraved on base, arms of Grey, Earl of Stamford impaling Maynard.
SCRATCHES: engraved on underside of base, "Bere Alston".

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection