Candlestick

English (London)
1728–29
Marked by Thomas Farren (free 1707, died in 1743)


Dimensions

Overall: 19.6 x 13 x 13 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.) Weight: 51 oz 18 dwt (1616g)

Accession Number

2001.120.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), gilt

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1728-9), and with maker's mark of Thomas Farren.

Provenance

S. J. Phillips Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by S. J. Phillips to 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