Candlestick

English (London)
1730–31
Marked by Charles Kandler (active 1725–1735)


Dimensions

Overall: 21.8 x 13.4 x 13.4 cm (8 9/16 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.) Weight: 57 oz (1774g)

Accession Number

2001.122.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

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 1730-1), and with maker's mark of Charles Kandler

Provenance

Made for Littleton Poyntz Meynell (d. 1751). About 1900, Lord Hillingdon. The Hon. Elizabeth Cairns Hindley. October 14, 1954, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 149. June 20, 1988, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 153, 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