Candlestick

English (London)
1712–13
Marked by Thomas Merry I (English, active 1701–about 1724)


Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm (7 1/2 x 4 x 4 in.) Weight: 22oz 18 dwt (712g)

Accession Number

2001.119.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1712-3), and with maker's mark of Thomas Merry I

Provenance

Made for William Chaloner (d. 1715). December 14, 1988, sold by a "lady" at Christie's, London, lot 245, 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