Candlestick

English (London)
1729–30
Marked by Paul de Lamerie (Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751)


Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 12 x 12 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.) Weight: 34 oz 2 dwt (1062g)

Accession Number

2001.121.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1729-30), and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie

Provenance

By 1985, Miss M. Richardson; May 23/30 1985, sold by Miss M. Richardson at Sotheby's, London, lot 62. Spink & Son Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by Spink & Son 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