Candlestick

English
1737
Marked by John White (Dorset, about 1700-1789)


Dimensions

Overall: 24.1 x 11.6 x 11.6 cm (9 1/2 x 4 9/16 x 4 9/16 in.) Weight: 50 oz (1555g)

Accession Number

2001.123.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck twice under bases with maker's mark of John White.

Provenance

Probably made for John, 2nd Lord King and Baron of Ockham (1706-40); after his death by descent within King family until to the Executry of the late Manon, Countess of Lovelace; May 12, 1993, sold by the Executry of the late Manon, Countess of Lovelace at Christie's, London, lot 145, 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